Domany Koivogui explains with teacher Karen Beitler why astroturf is harmful.

Domany Koivogui explains with teacher Karen Beitler why astroturf is harmful.

One day before neighbors are to meet on the future of Bowen Field, a Hillhouse student shared the results of her relevant research: An astroturf field at the high school’s new gridiron would likely send rubber pellets leaching into Beaver Pond.

Domany Koivogui (at left in photo), a 16-year-old sophomore at Hillhouse High School, made that announcement from a stage at Gateway Community College Tuesday morning. She was one of several dozen high school students participating in the Greater New Haven Earth Day Environmental Youth Summit. Read the full article at New Haven Independent’s website.