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Various Lead Related Litigation Suits & Info

Chicago Sues the Lead Industry On September 5, Chicago joined 35 other governments, including the State of Rhode Island and the cities of San Francisco, Milwaukee, Newark and St. Louis, in filing a legal suit to hold the lead industry accountable for knowingly harming children…


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Oregon Dept of Human Services – Lead ‘unacceptably high’ on artificial turf

Follow-up testing at W. Salem warns of ingestion risk Follow-up tests on the artificial turf football field at West Salem High School show “unacceptably high” levels of lead, according to an early look at the results by state health officials. “In all regards, these results…


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Industry Voluntarily Agrees to Reduce Lead in Artificial Turf Yarns, Set Standards

“The Synthetic Turf Council fully supports the efforts by the CPSC, EPA, and CDC to eliminate lead in all products where feasible,” says Rick Doyle, President of the Association.    “With this commitment, we are voluntarily agreeing to reduce lead levels in accordance with the…


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Artificial TURF MARKET: Relieved

By Michael McCarthy, USA TODAY Young children are “not at risk from exposure to lead” in artificial turf fields, according to a nationwide evaluation of the surfaces by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The evaluation, obtained by USA TODAY, is due out today.…


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