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Dirt Laced With Glass, Plastic, Applied To Some School Fields On Sunshine Coast

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 06 Sep, 2018
  • Dirt Laced With Glass, Plastic, Applied To Some School Fields On Sunshine Coast
GIBSONS, B.C. — Students at seven schools on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver, must stay off the grass playing fields until further notice.
 
 
School District 46 says seven of the district's 14 sports fields are closed indefinitely.
 
 
Superintendent Patrick Bocking says soil that was contaminated with bits of glass, plastic and porcelain was applied to the grass over the summer.
 
 
Bocking says a contractor working for the district applied the debris-filled dirt.
 
 
He says district staff are working to clean up the fields.
 
 
There's no word when the fields will reopen.

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