“This new standard will set a nationwide example of how to incorporate building smart, resource-efficient and environmentally-responsible buildings into the everyday fabric of our state.”
Calif AG Strikes Agreement To Limit Lead (Pb) in Artificial Turf Grass Yarn From Crystal Products, AstroTurf & SynLawn
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“Today’s agreement with AstroTurf sets a strong standard for other companies who have not yet agreed to eliminate lead risks to children from turf,” said CEH Executive Director Michael Green. “Lead is a stunningly toxic chemical that has no place in playing fields for children. We applaud the Attorney General, the LA City Attorney, the Solano County DA and AstroTurf for this accord to protect California’s children.”
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Two cities spurn crumb rubber in artificial turf
The renovated synthetic turf soccer field at Thomas Jefferson Park in Manhattan has an alternative infill solution. More than 10 different alternatives exist to crumb rubber solutions used as infill – some of these, used for sports fields, will replace crumb rubber and other require the use of additional resiliency pads under the field surfaces.