Posts Tagged ‘ synthetic turf ’

More studies needed on artificial turf fields, EPA says

Dec 26th, 2013 | By

“Now, finally, the EPA is retracting assuring people of the safety of these fields,” EHHI Executive Director Nancy Alderman said in a news release.

Now, she said, maybe people will finally believe us about the dangers of synthetic turf, even though hundreds of towns have spent millions of dollars installing exactly these kinds of fields for their residents, including children, to play on.

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Turf may be synthetic, but health issues are real: Students begin asking questions

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

Greenwich High School students are right to question the health and safety of the synthetic turf field that has been installed in their school and in so many other schools throughout this state and the country.

Young Scientist Offers Synthetic Turf Warning

Apr 24th, 2013 | By

One day before neighbors are to meet on the future of Bowen Field, a Hillhouse student shared the results of her relevant research: A synthetic turf field at the high school’s new gridiron would likely send rubber pellets leaching into New Haven’s Beaver Pond.