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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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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Connecticut Reaffirms Safety of Artificial Turf

The Connecticut Department of Public Health has evaluated the potential exposures and risks from athletic use of artificial turf fields. Our study of 5 fields in Connecticut in 2010-2011 was MORE >

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Synthetic Turf Council Responds to Story on Health Effects of Crumb Rubber in Synthetic Turf

Atlanta, GA – The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) and the synthetic turf industry take the health, safety, and welfare of synthetic turf users very seriously. We sympathize with those individuals MORE >


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