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Niagara Falls High School students have something BIG to be proud of

The highly anticipated 9-field project is now complete! Niagara Falls High has one of the most sophisticated home fields in the country. The 711,000 square foot athletic complex consists of MORE >

Bigger & Better Home for the SUNY Potsdam Bears

This 120,000 square foot field is the new home for the State University of New York Potsdam Bears. The original field was removed and the overall size increased, allowing for MORE >

Synthetic Turf Cancer Risk Tiny Compared To More Sedentary Lifestyle Alternative

By Dr. Wendy LeBolt, Physiologist & Soccer Coach, Featured Columnist for SOCCER WIRE It happened again, this time at my high school reunion. A former softball teammate pulled me aside, MORE >

Appeals Court Upholds Environmental Study Of Artificial Turf At Golden Gate Soccer Fields

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A state appeals court in San Francisco has rejected a Sierra Club challenge to an environmental study of new artificial-turf soccer fields now being constructed at MORE >

USA Today Sports – Fields of Green: Synthetic Turf Comes Under Fire But Lack of Proof Makes It a Preferred Playing Field Surface

Synthetic turf using crumb rubber has come under attack from the Women’s World Cup and now an updated NBC news report is questioning whether the recycled rubber used in the MORE >

Synthetic Turf Council Position on Crumb Rubber Infill Safety and Calls for Additional Federal Guidance

Atlanta, GA – Recent news reports have focused on a desire for the U.S. government to issue additional guidance on the safety of synthetic turf fields containing crumb rubber infill. MORE >

Safe Fields Alliance Issues Statement in Response to NBC Report

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today the Safe Fields Alliance (“SFA”), a coalition dedicated to educating stakeholders around the safety of synthetic turf fields using crumb rubber, issued the following statement in response MORE >

A-Turf Is Part Of NJPA Awarded Contract That Can Be Used By All Public Entities

National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) is a municipal national contracting agency that has awarded a federal contract for Athletic Surfaces – which satisfies local bid requirements – that is AVAILABLE MORE >

University at Buffalo’s A-Turf Field Ready for 2nd Season

The UB Bulls’ football & soccer teams are gearing up for their fall seasons. Football head coach Lance Leipold said their expectation this year is to keep getting better. The MORE >

Assessment of the Risk of Cancer Posed by Rubber Mulch & Infill

This letter-report from noted toxicologist, Laura C. Green, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., details evidence that leads her to conclude that rubber mulch for playgrounds and crumb rubber infill for synthetic turf sports MORE >

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