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Is Green Turf Harmful?
Is Green Turf Harmful?

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AIR DATE: December 1, 2010

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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Shawn Gerstenberger, Prof of Environ Health, UNLV

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