Thursday, June 19, 2008
S.F. debating artificial turf on playgrounds
(06-17) 20:20 PDT -- At a recent Synthetic Playfields Task Force meeting in San Francisco, resident Kellie Watts called the city's plan to install artificial turf in public playing fields the demonization of green fields. Watts compared synthetic turf makers to tobacco industry titans and asked task force members to resist the artificial surface that is being installed at a rate of about 1,000 fields per year in the United States. Click here.