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"Fabricated turf creates heat islands. Artificial turf gets much hotter than grass. Studies have found temperatures on artificial turf exceeding temperatures on nearby natural grass in the range of 39° to 95°F--even up to 140°F--hotter. The result is play on artificial turf fields, where kids and adults are expected to play their best, at temperatures 117° to 157°F--and even hotter"
What studies? From What Lab? Was the Lab an accreditted lab? How many samples of turf? What was the control group vs the trial group? where were these tests done?
Very easy to print a bold statement, to use a scare tactics, but not believable without scientic data.
This article is bogus without proof.
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