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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…

EPA MISSES CONGRESSIONAL DEADLINE FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF SAFETY RESPONSE

From: Forbes

"Last week, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals, reported that the CPSC…

GROUP CRITICIZES CPSC OVER SCUTTLED SYNTHETIC TURF REVIEW

From: Greenwire

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has argued that CPSC has ignored examples of synthetic turf products being marketed for use by children, including…

TOXIC LEAD LIMITS IN PLAYGROUND TURF NOT BEING ENFORCED, GROUP SAYS

From: Palm Beach Post

"The Consumer Product Safety Commission has decided not to enforce toxic lead limits required by law for children’s products in artificial turf playgrounds,…


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

U.S. PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION STUMBLES ON ARTIFICIAL TURF

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

VOTERS REJECT ARTIFICIAL TURF IN THREE STATES

Consumer Product Safety Commission Reviews Turf Marketing for Children

MOVE TO MAKE SYNTHETIC PLAYGROUNDS LEAD-FREE

Syn-Turf Marketing for Children Triggers Consumer Product Safety Jurisdiction