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EPA: Recycled Crumb Rubber Infill OK
for Use with Synthetic Turf Sports Fields

http://www.epa.gov/nerl/features/tire_crumbs.html The Use of Recycled Tire Materials on Playgrounds & Artificial Turf Fields http://www.asgi.us/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=775&message=6#post_name Posted: December 3, 2009 Downloadable Documents Download “A Scoping-Level Field Monitoring Study of Synthetic Turf Fields and Playgrounds” (pdf, 123pp, 7.2MB) Download a pdf file of the Tire Crumbs fact sheet.…


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Calif AG Strikes Agreement To Limit Lead (Pb) in Artificial Turf Grass Yarn From Crystal Products, AstroTurf & SynLawn

“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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Building Green Includes Artificial Grass Turf

Building Green in California Entering New Era As the trend toward Building Green gains momentum, California – with its eye on harmful carbon dioxide emissions as well as recurring drought conditions and other environmental woes – remains ahead of the curve in encouraging businesses and…


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Rubber Manufacturer Association Asks for Correction of Misleading Info on Turf Producers International Website

UPDATE FROM ASGi – RE: Crumb Rubber Infill ==================================================== In 2004 – Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) sent a letter to the EPA asking them to investigate the potential HAZARDS of crumb rubber used as an infill material with synthetic turf on sports fields, installed at…


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