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New study links the disproportionate siting of sources of PFAS pollution—such as major manufacturers, airports, military bases, wastewater treatment plants, and landfills—near watersheds serving these communities.
More than 5,000 tons of toxic chemicals released from consumer products every year inside homes and workplaces
New study by Silent Spring Institute and UC Berkeley shows people exposed to multiple chemicals that can cause cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm.
Study from researchers at Brown University and Silent Spring Institute found that inexpensive, easy-to-assemble Corsi-Rosenthal boxes not only protect against COVID-19, but they can also reduce exposures to indoor air pollutants.
Toxic chemicals linked with early breast development, difficulty breastfeeding, high breast density, and breast cancer risk
Scientists call on regulators to update their methods for screening chemicals that could harm the breast.
New study finds clothing, bedding, and furniture labeled as water- or stain-resistant most likely to have PFAS
Residents in Hyannis on Cape Cod are invited to an Open House on February 19th to learn about the study and meet the team.
Study identifies nearly 300 chemicals, many in consumer products, that could increase breast cancer risk
List includes potential carcinogens that act by stimulating production of hormones that fuel breast tumors
Survey reveals racial differences in types of personal care products women use that may contribute to health inequities
Findings could explain why women of color in particular are more highly exposed to harmful chemicals
New study led by Silent Spring shows how replacing an old couch with a new one free of flame retardants reduces harmful exposures in the home.
Today, 67 of the nation’s leading PFAS science experts submitted a letter to the newly-confirmed EPA Administrator Michael Regan calling on him to institute a class-based ban on all PFAS except essential uses.