Introduction to Assessment for Cambridge Plating Combridge in Belmont, MA

At the requests of the Belmont Department of Health, community residents, and in response to a legislative directive, the Community Assessment Program (CAP) of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Center for Environmental Health conducted an evaluation of possible environmental exposures and cancer in relation to the Cambridge Plating Company, an active electroplating facility which has been in operation at 39 Hittinger Street in Belmont, Massachusetts since 1968. This project was conducted under a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) for MDPH to conduct health assessments in Massachusetts.


This information is provided by the Community Assessment Program within the Department of Public Health.