The Inquirer and Mirror

PFAS turf field debate moves to Select Board

by The Inquirer and Mirror | February 9, 2022
But for environmentalists and at least one member of the School Committee, Dr. Tim Lepore, the jury is still out. The concern is over the turf field, and not only the potential for environmental harm to the groundwater from chemical leaching, but an allegation that the school has attempted ...

School Committee holding info session on PFAS and turf fields Tuesday night

by The Inquirer and Mirror | February 7, 2022
Lepore, who has been outspoken in questioning the risks that PFAS chemicals used to manufacture synthetic turf fields might cause to the island’s sole-source aquifer, has invited to the workshop scientific voices who have made their positions clear, when the use of turf fields was being ...

Safety of PFAS in turf fields questioned

by The Inquirer and Mirror | November 4, 2021
Nantucket’s PFAS Action Group is sounding the alarm over the synthetic turf fields being proposed as part of the Nantucket school system’s $17.5-million-dollar revamp of its aging athletic complex. The debate pits Ph.D. against Ph.D., includes accusations of science for hire, and ...
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