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Resources On Effect Of Traffic-Related Air Pollution On Children Playing Sports Near Busy Roads or Highways

Children are particularly vulnerable to adverse health effects of vehicular air pollution.

Locating Athletic Fields Away From Busy Roads Recommended

The consensus of medical experts is that playing fields should not be located any closer than 500 feet and ideally 1,000 feet from busy roads.

Locating Playing Fields Near Busy Roads: Dangerous to Children?

Before your community decides to build new playing fields near a busy highway, it should consider whether children's health could be harmed.

Connecticut Town A Model For Managing Playing Fields Without Use of Pesticides

A Connecticut town shows that mplementing an organic land management approach can result in healthier turf and lower maintenance costs for town athletic fields.
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