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MCA Passes Resolution on Use of Synthetic Turf in Greater McLean

Published on 2/2/2023

The resolution recommends that:

  1. The Fairfax County Environmental Quality Advisory Council (EQAC) investigate how the county is reviewing the environmental and health risks associated with the county’s current practices,
  2. FCPA partner with Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) to install enhanced stormwater management measures to address potential toxic runoff from synthetic field materials,
  3. Fairfax County put in place a synthetic field disposal tracking system to improve transparency and accountability regarding the disposal of synthetic turf field material, and
  4. Fairfax County re-create the synthetic turf field citizen task force to monitor and review environmental and health effects of synthetic turf fields and infill as new information becomes available.
To read the entire resolution, click on this link MCA Resolution on the Use of Synthetic Turf in Greater McLean