Map Outlines Lead Safety for California Artificial Turf Fields
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2012
Nonprofit health organization screened more than 500 fields in the state for lead risks to children
Eco-Tip: Reducing Your Exposure to Lead from Artificial TurfWe’ve worked hard over the last couple of years, in collaboration with the California Attorney General, to make sure that lead threats are removed from artificial turf—especially in places where children play. Five major turf companies have made legal commitments to...
Leading Artificial Turf Companies Agree to End Lead Threats to Children
Suits Filed over Lead in Artificial Turf (San Francisco Chronicle)Jane Kay, San Francisco Chronicle, September 3, 2008 Six artificial-turf companies are breaking state law by not warning the public of exposure to dangerous amounts of lead from the fake green grass, according to two separate lawsuits filed Tuesday by the California...
Artificial Turf Companies Sued over Lead Concerns (Associated Press)Associated Press, September 3, 2008 OAKLAND, Calif.-California's attorney general and an environmental group are suing to block the sale of artificial grass that contains lead. The two lawsuits claim that six synthetic-turf manufacturers have failed to warn the...
More Artificial Turf Found with Lead, as California Attorney General Files Lawsuits
Sept 02, 2008
Testing shows high lead levels in turf from Field Turf, Tiger Turf,
EcoAlliance and turf purchased from Costco, among other companies
Legal Action Launched on Lead in Artificial Turf
June 23, 2008
Lead threats from synthetic turf are not just from sport fields – testing finds lead in artificial grass from Home Depot, Lowe’s, Ace Hardware, OSH and residential installers.