Community Meeting on Chemicals of Concern in Drinking Water

Community Meeting on Chemicals of Concern in Drinking Water

May 24, 2017, 11:30am

Scientists are seeking input on a proposed study to test children in Hyannis for past exposure to highly fluorinated chemicals in drinking water and to assess the potential health effects. This is an opportunity for the community to get an overview of the situation, to hear about other affected communities, and to ask questions.

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 (Lunch will be served)
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (English)
1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Portuguese translation)
* Following the first program, the speakers will repeat their presentation for members of the Brazilian community. A Portuguese translator will be onsite for both presentations. The event will also have ASL interpreters.

Barnstable Town Hall, 2nd Floor Hearing Room
367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA

Speakers:
Laurel Schaider, PhD, Research Scientist, Silent Spring Institute
Phil Brown, PhD, Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences, Northeastern University
Courtney Carignan, PhD, Research Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Michelle Dalton and Alayna Davis, Co-Founders, Testing for Pease
Sylvia Broude, Executive Director, Toxics Action Center

Meeting Flyer in English and Portuguese.