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In fake grass, some see real threat

Tests reveal lead in school fields

The field at Concord-Carlisle High School contained nearly 300 parts per million lead in the Globe-commissioned test. The field at Concord-Carlisle High School contained nearly 300 parts per million lead in the Globe-commissioned test. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Megan Woolhouse
Globe Staff / January 19, 2009

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For two decades, state public health officials have waged a massive campaign to eliminate children's exposure to lead, yet some specialists are concerned that the toxic element may have found its way into schools in the form of artificial turf fields. (Full article: 1409 words)

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