For over two years I have been warning my readers about artificial turf. Main concerns: economics and health. And now it looks like things could get bad for synthetic field makers.

The economic consequences could be huge. A year ago, the Synthetic Turf Council said that the market for synthetic grass is already over$500 million a year and is growing very quickly.

First, a recap of recent history... MORE


Thanks to Nancy Alderman, Environment & Human Health, Inc, www.ehhi.org, for calling attention to this article. For more on the hazards of artificial turf go to ARTIFICIAL TURF.


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