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SB 47 – Dead bill upholds safety of artificial turf

The Senate Appropriations Committee considered bills today.  SB 47 (Hill), which would have required a health study of crumb rubber, limited grants for synthetic turf fields and playgrounds and created a defacto moratorium on local government and schools installing crumb rubber products for two-years; was held in committee.  Under the rules of the Senate, SB…

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California Removes Proposed Moratorium on Crumb-Rubber used in Artificial Turf Fields

California Legislative Committee Removes Proposed Moratorium on Crumb-Rubber Products   Sacramento, California – The Environmental Quality Committee of the California State Senate affirmed the safety of crumb-rubber by removing the proposed temporary moratorium on the use of crumb-rubber in synthetic-turf fields and playgrounds.  State Senators raised concerns that the moratorium created a perception that crumb-rubber…

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Is Artificial Turf Safe?

Recent Reports surrounding the environmental safety of artificial turf may, on the surface, be alarming. However, simply put, artificial turf is safe and the science is there to prove it. While FieldTurf acknowledges the concerns of the groups behind these initiatives, the truth is that their questions have already been answered. Volumes of research and…

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