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“HYANNIS — The Silent Spring Institute and its partners invite current and former Hyannis residents to a virtual community event on Tuesday, May 18 to learn about the Massachusetts PFAS and Your Health Study.

The new federally-funded Cape Cod study aims to increase understanding of the health impacts from past exposure to PFAS in drinking water.

The study is part of a nationwide effort to learn more about the relationship between harmful PFAS contaminants in drinking water and their human health effects by studying affected communities around the country, including Cape Cod.

Findings from the effort will help local officials and state and federal government agencies make better decisions about how to protect public health and support communities in reducing exposures to PFAS…”