EPA NOT ENTIRELY CONFIDENT PLAYGROUND TURF IS SAFE FOR CHILDREN

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 |

From: Huffington Post

On March 21, 2013 Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a Request for Correction (RFC #13002), requesting that the EPA remove the tire crumb study from its official publications, rescind the study’s accompanying press release from December 10, 2009, issue a public statement about the rescinded study, and undertake a more expansive and externally peer-reviewed study concerning the potential human health and environmental effects of synthetic turf fields and playgrounds.

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