synthetic turf

As athletes with cancer continue to come forward, the government is investigating whether synthetic fields are truly safe.
Allowing the replacement of a natural ground-covering with cheap synthetic turf is effectively the same as allowing the replacement
“Safe to play on means something to parents that I don’t think we intended to convey, and I don't think we should have conveyed
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"Sometimes you can't wait for more study and have to make choices that are precautionary," he added. The Huffington Post
In a November 2009 study and an accompanying press release and webpage, the EPA stated there was only a "low level of concern