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Synthetic Turf

Worries Mount Over Potential Link Between Artificial Turf And Cancer

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green

The federal government launched a new effort in February to study health concerns related to synthetic turf, as worries grow about possible cancer ris...

Astroturf Environmentalists: Anatomy of a Bad Bill

John Mirisch | Posted 09.18.2016 | Green
John Mirisch

Since state government severely restricts the ability for non-Big 5 legislators to be able to think for themselves and effect actual change, it seems ...

Lynne Peeples

Artificial Grass May Save Water, But Does It Endanger People? | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green

When Michael and Barbara Fouch first considered replacing their grassy lawn with artificial turf, they researched the growing array of options for the...

Toxic Turf? Movement Grows Against Synthetic Turf

New England Center for Investigative Reporting | Jenifer McKim and Christina Jedra | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center based at Boston Universi...

Lynne Peeples

Groups Giving Second Thoughts To Those Black Crumbs On Playing Fields | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.16.2014 | Green

Massive bags of tiny black rubber crumbs, the remains of some 40,000 old tires, lined the parking lot of Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien, Washi...

Kate Sheppard

EPA Not Entirely Confident Playground Turf Is Safe For Children | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -– The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly updated its website in response to a complaint that its public information on artifici...