Synthetic Turf: Health DebateTakes Root

  title={Synthetic Turf: Health DebateTakes Root},
  author={L. Claudio},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={A116 - A122}
  • L. Claudio
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
  • In Little League dugouts, community parks, professional athletic organizations, and international soccer leagues, on college campuses and neighborhood playgrounds, even in residential yards, the question being asked is “grass or plastic?” The debate is over synthetic turf, used to blanket lawns, park spaces, and athletic fields where children and adults relax and play; the questions are whether synthetic turf is safe for human and environmental health, and whether its advantages outweigh those… CONTINUE READING

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