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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Health reasons to keep off the artificial grass, experts say

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... run-off during rain and the energy burned up in making the turf, have led to bans on its use in places including the United States and Australia. But in Hong Kong, the government has been quietly ... However, University of Hong Kong grass and soil specialist Professor Jim Chi-yung said the rubber would become pulverised and could be inhaled. "It's particularly harmful to children who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195658/health-reasons-keep-artificial-grass-experts-say
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Happy Valley residents protest rollout of artificial grass plan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... artificial pitches across the city from 11 to 34 by 2015 after a study on ways to boost football development. The consultant said fake grass, which lasts about five years, can withstand 270 matches ... pitches, to satisfy the demand for football pitches and reduce operational costs. There are now 30 artificial soccer pitches out of 77, but the proportion could rise above 40 per cent within a few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195682/bid-stop-rollout-artificial-grass-plan
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Freshly mown vs moans and groans

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... and it means I need more energy to get through the game," he said. Secondary school teacher Ryan Yau, who teaches football at the pitches in the Happy Valley racecourse twice a week, said he would ... the international football association. They can get burns because of the heat and friction of the grass. It also takes them longer to recover because their wounds are often complicated with infection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195659/freshly-mown-vs-moans-and-groans

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