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Worn Out Artificial Turf Poses Lead Exposure Risk

Worn Out Artificial Turf Poses Lead Exposure Risk

NEWARK, New Jersey, June 23, 2008 (ENS) – While conducting a routine health investigation at a scrap metal facility in Newark this spring, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the federal Agency for Toxic Substances tested a nearby community athletic field for lead contamination. When samples taken from the field showed…