Whether it’s tracking toxic chemicals in drinking water or uncovering new mechanisms by which chemicals trigger breast cancer, we publish updates about our work throughout the year.

Here, you’ll find the latest news about our research and our impact. For detailed news about individual projects, please explore Our Science.

Our scientists are also available for interviews, to assist in developing story ideas and provide expert commentary and analysis.

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Recent News

A new analysis describes how community-based participatory research (CBPR) can be an effective tool for protecting women workers from hazardous chemical exposures on the job and creating healthier work environments.

Major cancer centers host a one-day series on the state of the science and the role physicians, nurses, community leaders, and public health practitioners play in engaging on environmental chemicals and cancer risk reduction. 

In a comment submitted to EPA, Silent Spring affirms its support for the agency’s new proposed drinking water standard for PFAS chemicals.

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.

New study by Silent Spring Institute and UC Berkeley shows people exposed to multiple chemicals that can cause cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm.

While colleges responded to the pandemic by investing in public health infrastructure to curb the spread of Covid-19, higher education’s investments in public health should extend to include reducing harmful chemical exposures as well.

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.

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.