Category Archives: Healthy Kids

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” will be lived-streamed and available to anyone who wants to watch it today, Tuesday, January 30 from 10am to 5pm. An agenda, a brochure and the live-stream are available at the link … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” speaker event will take place at the Boston University Photonics Center (8 St. Marys St, Boston) on Tuesday, January 30 from 10am-5pm. Conference co-sponsors include the Massachusetts Association of Health … Read More

Recently, Green Newton posted a message to express our gratitude to MA State Senator Cynthia Creem for filing a bill that would protect children, families and firefighters from toxic flame retardants by banning these chemicals from products sold in Massachusetts. The following is … Read More

Members of our community who care about the health of our children, families and firefighters are grateful to Newton’s State Senator Cynthia Creem for filing “The Children and Firefighters Protection Act”, a bill that would ban toxic flame retardants. For forty years, three chemical … Read More

At a hearing on October 26, Dr. Brita E. Lundberg provided compelling testimony in support of three bills pertaining to gas leaks and pipelines legislation at the Department of Public Utilities and the State Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committees: 1. House Bill H. 3391, … Read More

The following was written by Matthew Wellington, the Antibiotics Program Director of U.S. PIRG (United States Public Interest Research Group),  on September 27, 2017. It is also available in the original post HERE.   The school year is well underway, and teachers everywhere are cranking out lesson … Read More

Although it occurred over three years ago, the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan still remains relevant to this day. It was what prompted the Department of Public Works to increase testing water for lead beyond the state mandate, and over the … Read More