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Lead levels in field’s crumb rubber prompts concerns


September 16, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
Crumb rubber on the artificial field at Vancouver's Trillium Park has tested positive for lead.

Sept. 17, 2019 – Crumb rubber pellets from the artificial turf field at Vancouver’s Trillium Park have tested positive for lead, prompting the Vancouver Park Board to recommend all synthetic fields in its jurisdiction be tested and measures taken to keep rubber bits out of the stormwater system.

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