Healey Calls for Federal PFAS Protections

BOSTON - Attorney General and Governor-elect Maura Healey (D) has joined a group of 18 attorneys general in calling upon the U.S. Senate to provide … [Read more...]

Barnstable Meeting to Focus on Drinking Water Contamination

  HYANNIS - Barnstable will hold an information session regarding the new recommendations for those exposed to chemicals known as per- and … [Read more...]

Hyannis Study Examines Lingering Health Effects of PFAS

HYANNIS - A study in Hyannis by the Silent Spring Institute is looking for volunteers who lived in the village between 2006 and 2016 to help determine … [Read more...]

Nantucket Consultants Recommend Source-Specific PFAS Treatment

NANTUCKET - Nantucket Town officials recently received an update on sources of PFAS on the island, including in the community’s … [Read more...]

Yarmouth Seeks Public Input On Proposed Water Conservation Plan

YARMOUTH – The Yarmouth Board of Selectmen is seeking public input regarding a proposed Water Conservation Plan ahead of a scheduled town meeting to … [Read more...]

Pressure Growing to Remove PFAS from Fast Food Wrappers

BOSTON (AP) - Environmental and health groups are pushing dozens of fast food companies, supermarkets chains, and other retail outlets to remove PFAS … [Read more...]

Study Detects PFAS in Massachusetts Bay

SCITUATE – An environmental chemist shared findings from a recent study that detected levels of the ‘forever chemicals’ PFAS throughout Massachusetts … [Read more...]

Healey Sues Manufacturers for PFAS Contamination

HYANNIS – Attorney General Maura Healey announced a lawsuit against 13 manufacturers of firefighting foam containing PFAS.    Healey made … [Read more...]

Nantucket Makes Progress in Combating PFAS

NANTUCKET – Nantucket's health director recently gave an update on where the town stands with PFAS and new ways to combat the “forever … [Read more...]

PFAS Task Force Recommends Tougher Water Testing, Consumer Product Bans

HYANNIS - The PFAS Interagency Task Force recently completed its comprehensive report on the environmental impacts, health risks and fiscal costs of … [Read more...]

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