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Forever chemicals on turf fields? Studies increase debate over synthetic vs. real grass

by CBS 13 WGME | May 16, 2024
With spring sports in full swing across Maine, there’s a lot of competition for field time. The solution for some communities across the state has been investments in artificial turf to extend the season, but it’s sparked a new debate about just how safe those fields are. One ...

U.S. Proposed rule on PFAS “forever chemicals” could cost companies $1 billion, but health experts say it still falls short

by CBS News | July 3, 2023
“In the U.S., chemicals are innocent until proven guilty,” said Kyla Bennett, director of science policy at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit based outside Washington, D.C. “In the EU and Japan, chemicals are guilty until proven safe — and ...
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