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Concerns On Crumb Rubber Use for Synthetic Turf-Artificial Grass Fields Countered by New York State DEC Study Released May 29, 2009

To those that felt the news would be NEGATIVE … the findings of this just released study may be a “surprise” …. ============================================= Study Finds Crumb Rubber Turf Poses No Significant Threat To Air or Water Quality – Tests Show No Health Concerns at Synthetic…


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NYC Mayor – Synthetic Turf Scare “Made UP Issue”

Mayor Bloomberg has characterized the synthetic turf scare as “a made-up issue,” and some experts say that testing seems to back his position. The federal Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting studies, and preliminary results show that “there is nothing of great concern,” said Dr.…


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Some East Coast Cities Say No to Artificial Turf Fields
Money, not safety or health concerns, deciding issue

While health concerns involving lead from the turf are frequently raised, money is often the deciding issue, officials involved with the votes said. On Feb. 8, a $38 million school bond referendum for infrastructure repairs, including three artificial turf fields, failed in Mamaroneck, N.Y., by…


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New York City Study on Artificial Turf Says No Evidence Fields Pose Health Hazards

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