Friday, April 3, 2009

San Mateo Daily Journal spotlights turf battle

Citizens in San Carlos are collecting petition signatures and directly asking city leaders to rethink use of a material they say is dangerous, expensive and unnecessary. Resident Mike Ahern asks them to reconsider based on new information, including health studies which suggest washing clothes worn during play on the fields to be washed separately to avoid potential toxic contamination.
“Can you imagine the frustration that San Carlos parents will experience when faced with this recommendation and/or when parents find cut tire bits have ruined their other clothes? What about the wasted water of all this extra washing?” Read more here.