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Turf Concerns Overview:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cancer-artificial-turf-crumb-rubber_us_570960a3e4b0142232493441

https://www.epa.gov/chemical-research/federal-research-recycled-tire-crumb-used-playing-fields

https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/synthetic_turf/crumb-rubber_infilled/fact_sheet.htm

http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Crumb+Rubber

http://www.ehhi.org/turf.php/cancer_patterns_1114.shtml

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Parents-warn-of-dangers-from-crumb-rubber-6834771.php

http://www.nhregister.com/article/20161108/LOCAL1/161109617

Heat Exposure and Crumb Rubber (we do have heat waves at times, even at Gilman)

http://www.wftv.com/news/local/seminole-county-parents-say-crumb-rubber-sports-fields-could-endanger-children/353463217

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Stratford-High-School-Football-Artifical-Turf-Burns-Blisters-Team-Coach-326143921.html

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/summer-heat-turf-1.3714351

http://www.courant.com/community/windsor/hc-synthetic-turf-heat-20160813-story.html

http://collinsvillepress.com/2016/09/oppressive-heat-nonnewaug-too-much-for-canton-in-season-opening-defeat/12338/

Potential for Lawsuits From Crumb Rubber Exposure:

http://www.usrecallnews.com/concerns-playing-field-safety-may-lead-future-class-action-lawsuits/

https://www.carlsonattorneys.com/news-and-update/crumb-rubber-turf-war-brewing

https://www.bna.com/playing-fields-canceran-n57982081984/

http://www.rxinjuryhelp.com/artificial-turf-lawsuit/