When you want to see how synthetic turf field is being used, here are the key facts you need to know

As of January 2018, more than 1.6 million synthetic turf fields were in use in the United States, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

But while that’s a lot of synthetic turf, the EPA also notes that synthetic turf is a “minor pollutant” compared to ground-level air pollution, which it also classifies as a major pollutant.

So, while the EPA classifies synthetic turf as a potential pollutant, you can still buy synthetic turf if you have a vehicle that’s certified as a gas guzzler or can park at a gas station.

Read more The EPA classifications of air pollutants can vary by region.

So if you want the most accurate information about the emissions of a particular pollutant in a particular state, you’ll want to check the EPA’s website, which lists the pollutants and states by state.

For example, if you live in California, the air pollution that’s classified as a pollutant by the EPA is “natural gas emissions.”

Here are the EPA air pollutants in the country by state: California