LA Times on the artificial turf controversy:
"When doctors found Stage 2 Hodgkin's lymphoma in her lungs, Emily Prince had questions.
The college biology major wanted to know why cancer would strike someone so young and healthy. . . ."
Major League players prefer dirt to artificial turf infield -
Parenting magazine: Click photo for link.
US Federal Government agencies decide to do study on artificial turf health: Copy this link for many stories on this topic:
USA Today: "Feds promote artificial turf as safe despite health concerns"
SF Chronicle: Critics say EPA played dual role in recycled tire controversy
SF Examiner coverage of Beach Chalet and artificial turf status:
EPA Ends support of turf additive: http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODE/SanFranciscoChronicle/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=SFNGQy8yMDE1LzAyLzIy&pageno=MQ..&entity=QXIwMDEwNQ..&view=ZW50aXR5
"U.S. PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION STUMBLES ON ARTIFICIAL TURF -
CPSC Slow-Walks Its Review of Tire Crumb Playgrounds as Children’s Products "
Read more at: http://www.peer.org/news/news-releases/2015/02/19/u.s.-product-safety-commission-stumbles-on-artificial-turf/
Read more on the Environment and Human Health, Inc. website: http://www.ehhi.org/turf/index.shtml
More NBC updates: "Are Recycled Tires Used in Playgrounds a Health Risk?"
Update on NBC news report: "Is Rubber Mulch a Safe Surface for Your Child's Playground?"
Information on health concerns with synthetic turf fields, please see: safehealthyplayingfields.org.
Links to articles on synthetic turf, please see: www.synturf.org
NBC news report: "How safe is the artificial turf your child plays on?"