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25th of April 2017

It’s Time to Get the Lead out of School Drinking Water

[Boston] – Citing growing evidence of pervasive lead contamination in schools’ drinking water, a coalition of lawmakers, public health, community, and environmental leaders today launched a new Get the Lead Out campaign. An analysis by MASSPIRG and Environment Massachusetts of 16 state laws gave Massachusetts a grade of ”D”, inadequate to prevent children’s drinking water […]


It’s Time to Get the Lead out of School Drinking Water

New Report Release Click here to download the report.   Contact: Deirdre Cummings, DCummings@MASSPIRG.org, 617-747-4319 Representative Lori Ehrlich, Lori.Ehrlich@MAHouse.gov, 617-722-2430 Ben Hellerstein, Ben@environmentmassachusetts.org, 914-420-9606 Sylvia Broude, Sylvia@communityactionworks.org, 617-747-4407


Lawmakers Respond to PFOA Contamination by Working to Better Safeguard Public from Toxic Chemical Exposure

On the one-year anniversary of the discovery of PFOA contamination in private drinking water supplies in Bennington, lawmakers are working to improve toxic pollution protections for Vermonters FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE One year ago this week, the toxic chemical PFOA was discovered in private wells in Bennington and North Bennington, Vermont. Since then, PFOA has been […]