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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Turf Story on National Public Radio

NPR covered the artificial turf issue on this morning's "Morning Edition":

Morning Edition, August 7, 2008 · Schools and coaches love artificial turf because it's easy to maintain, and the field stays in great shape all year. But the air around synthetic turf can reach 160 degrees on a 90-degree day. New York City has canceled contracts for turf that contains recycled tires, due to concerns that the rubber adds to the heat-absorbing effect.

Listen to the entire story here.

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