Anyone with concerns of environmental toxins leaching from Guilford High School’s synthetic turf may now have their fears allayed, as independent testing has validated the environmental safety of Kavanaugh Field.
The Cheshire firm of Milone & MacBroom ran extensive tests for water and air quality and measured for excessive heat at the field, said Guilford Parks and Recreation Director Rick Maynard. The firm asked to do the tests at a time when some concerns were being fielded about toxins leaching from synthetic materials, particularly from impact-absorbing granules known “crumb rubber.”

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