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Lead in Green Turf
Environmental & Occupational Health Faculty Presentations
  • Shawn Gerstenberger, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Green turf. You see it everywhere: football fields, day care centers, parks.... But is it safe? A UNLV professor says it can release lead, which people could inhale or ingest. But the Synthetic Turf Council says no one has reported bad effects. How safe is the turf we play on? How can we change it? The research professor breaks down the green turf situation for us.


Audio file size: 13.1 megabytes

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Shawn Gerstenberger. "Lead in Green Turf" (2010)
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