PUBLIC CONCERNS OVER CRUMB RUBBER INFILL

  1. Research protocol released for crumb rubber turf study. September 29, 2016
    http://sportsturfonline.com/2016/09/29/research-protocol-released-for-crumb-rubber-turf-study/8250/
  2. Council Members Call on County to Test Artificial Turf Fields for Toxic Substances. By Aaron Kraut. Bethesda Beat, March 29, http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/Web-2016/Council-Members-Call-on-County-to-Test-Artificial-Turf-Fields-for-Toxic-Substances/

  3. Watch E:60’s ‘The Turf War’: Julie Foudy’s look at cancer and crumb rubber fields. World Soccer Talk, November 5, 2015 http://worldsoccertalk.com/2015/11/05/watch-e60s-the-turf-war-julie-foudys-look-at-cancer-and-crumb-rubber-fields/
  4. Do these local athletic fields cause cancer? By Joce Sterman. ABC7 News, October 23rd 2015 http://wjla.com/features/7-on-your-side/do-these-local-athletic-fields-cause-cancer
  5. School replaces artificial turf over cancer concerns. CBS News October 15, 2014 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/school-replaces-artificial-turf-over-cancer-concerns/
  6. NBC News Looks Into Possible Link Between Artificial Turf And Cancer. Forbes, Oct 10, 2014 http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2014/10/10/nbc-news-looks-into-link-between-artificial-turf-and-cancer/#5088a042f6ca
  7. Turf War: One Suburb Bans Crumb Rubber, Another Says It’s Safe. by Hannah Rappleye, Kevin Monahan and Stephanie Gosk. NBC News, Oct 2 2015 http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/turf-war-one-suburb-bans-crumb-rubber-another-says-its-n436111
  8. Time To Re-Examine Artificial Turf Fields. By Peter Rousselot. Peter’s Take, April 21, 2016 https://www.arlnow.com/2016/04/21/peters-take-time-to-re-examine-artificial-turf-fields/
  9. Loudoun officials address concerns regarding synthetic turf fields. By Caitlin Gibson. Washington Post, June 14, 2015 https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/loudoun-officials-address-concerns-regarding-synthetic-turf-fields/2015/06/12/f6fbc5d2-0fb5-11e5-9726-49d6fa26a8c6_story.html
  10. Environmental Advocacy Group Opposed to Crumb Rubber Artificial Turf. By Max Bennett. Capital News Service, December 18, 2014  http://cnsmaryland.org/2014/12/18/environmental-advocacy-group-opposed-to-crumb-rubber-artificial-turf/
  11. Federal Research on Recycled Tire Crumbs Used on Playing Fields. EPA website, May 3, 2016 https://www.epa.gov/chemical-research/federal-research-recycled-tire-crumbs-used-playing-fields
  12. Synthetic Turf Disposal and Health Concerns. By Mathew Rosenblatt, Daniel Wolf and Julie M. Fagan, Ph.D. https://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/rutgers-lib/41407/PDF/1/