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Unforeseen dangers of turf fields

Unforeseen dangers of turf fields

Talia Hendel, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

        Benzene, methylene chloride, xylene, acetone and styrene, lead, chromium and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These chemicals belong in a chemistry lab, but instead are all found in crumb rubber, parts of recycled tires which are a part of what makes up artificial-turf fields that millions of childre...

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