Soccer Field Safety Debated At Niles MeetingThe field at the new LoVerde Sports & Recreation Center contains crumb rubber – pieces of ground up tires. The jury is still out on the safety of the material.
2 Investigators: More Concerns About Crumb Rubber Soccer FieldNow, Niles Mayor Andrew Przybylo is calling on the park district to remove the potentially harmful surface from an indoor soccer field.
2 Investigators: Tire Bits In Soccer Turf Concern ParentsCrumb rubber made from recycled tires contains potentially cancer-causing materials. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
2 Investigators: New Research Raises Safety Concerns About Crumb RubberThe tiny rubber pellets, used sometimes in athletic fields, often contain cancer-causing chemicals. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.