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Lead in Green Turf
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  • Shawn Gerstenberger, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Publication Date
11-30-2010
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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.

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Audio file size: 13.1 megabytes

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This audio segment is used with the gracious permission of "KNPR's State of Nevada" which podcasts many segments of its programs. See KNPR's website for more information.
Citation Information
Shawn Gerstenberger. "Lead in Green Turf" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/shawn_gerstenberger/63/