Massachusetts

Sewage Spills Pose COVID-19 Risks  

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Contact: Tim Whitehouse, 240-247-0299; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org   Overflows into Drinking Water Sources May Create New Infection Vectors   Washington, DC — The virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes Coronavirus, is...

Massachusetts PFAS Plan Good Start, But Too Limited

For Immediate Release:  Friday, February 28, 2020 Contact:  Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Sets Limits too High, Omits Thousands of PFAS and Fails to Address Sources Boston — Massachusetts is poised to take a commendable first step to counter the growing water pollution...
PEERMail: Huge Victory by PEER

PEERMail: Huge Victory by PEER

Why would the Commonwealth of Massachusetts spend millions to control and remove toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS from its waters, while at the same time let the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approve the discharge of massive amounts of PFAS into the...