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RUBBER SOFTENS SCHOOL FIELDS BUT ARE KIDS SAFE?

From: Courier-Journal

"Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told the Albany Daily Star the belated scrutiny the fields are receiving represents…

FEDERAL STUDY TO EXAMINE SAFETY OF SYNTHETIC TURF FIELDS

From: The Orange County Register

""We're happy it's getting this level of attention", said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a…

WILL CALIFORNIA PLAY FAIR WITH TIRE CRUMB SYNTHETIC TURF?

From: QWERTY Media Resources

"'It should have been corrected a long time ago', toxicologist Suzanne Wuerthele told ESPN about the report she sent from her regional US/EPA office in…

TURF FIELDS USING GROUNDED UP TIRES MIGHT BE CAUSING CANCER; BUT NO ONE WANTS TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT

From: Pro Player Insiders

"'Let's make lemonade out of this lemon. Let's take this waste and turn it into a product,' Jeff Ruch, a lawyer with environmental advocacy group Public…

MUST PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT & SURFACES COMPLY WITH CPSC LEAD LIMITS FOR CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS?

From: National Law Review

"According to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has decided not to enforce…


News Releases

NEW FEDERAL ARTIFICIAL TURF STUDY WILL LEAD TO MORE QUESTIONS

One-Year Window Focused on Defining “Knowledge Gaps” on Exposure and Effects

CPSC DROPS ARTIFICIAL TURF PLAYGROUND SAFETY REVIEW

Unannounced Decision on Childhood Product Status at Odds with Public Statements

TURF LOBBYISTS CULTIVATE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION

CPSC Depends on Artificial Turf Industry for Scientific and Enforcement Guidance

U.S. PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION STUMBLES ON ARTIFICIAL TURF

CPSC Slow-Walks Its Review of Tire Crumb Playgrounds as Children’s Products

EPA RETRACTS SYNTHETIC TURF SAFETY ASSURANCES

New Agency Posting Stresses Uncertainty amid Wide Range of Chemical Exposures