Scientists to Hold Hyannis Forum Today on Drinking Water Chemicals Study

HYANNIS – Scientists are looking for input from the community today on a proposed study to test children in Hyannis for exposure to highly fluorinated chemicals in drinking water and to assess potential health impacts.

Representatives from the Silent Spring Institute, Northeastern University, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Testing for Pease and Toxics Action Center will provide an overview, share experiences from other affected communities and answer questions at an upcoming public forum.

The forum begins this morning at 11:30 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room at Barnstable Town Hall.

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