PAUSD Board deciding on Synthetic Turf tonight
Original post made by Lindsay Joye, Terman Middle School, on Nov 13, 2007
Board Agenda: Web Link
The jury is out on the long-term health implications of synthetic fields. Rubber substrate outgasses, and they get very hot in warm weather. Last week New York Assembly member Steven Englebright proposed a ban on all new artificial turf field installations until the environmental and health effects are examined. Web Link
I just don't see synthetic turf as being a good sustainable choice for our children. They spend too much time in artificial environments and don't have enough contact with good ole' dirt.
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