Virginia – “HB 2317 Schools and recreational parks; installation of synthetic turf”, a proposed bill to put a three-year moratorium on the installation of synthetic turf that contains crumb rubber, has been defeated. Click Here for complete details.
In recent years, a multitude of studies have been conducted by third party institutions, all of which have been conclusive: there is no legitimate scientific or medical evidence that crumb rubber, used in synthetic turf installations, poses a human health or environmental risk.
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