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Top Story: Pool-safety advocates decry loss of drain backup rulemore
USA Today
July 2, 2010

Top Story: Regulators said to weaken pool-drain lawmore
UPI
July 2, 2010


Top Story: Safety Advocates and Parents of Kids Killed in Pool Drain Accidents Renew Pressure on Feds more
ABC News
June 11, 2010

Deadline for public pools to meet federal safety standards approaching more
Rockingham News
April 28, 2010

New law promotes pool, spa safety more
Independent Tribune
April 4, 2010

CPSC Vote Stirs Controversy more
Pool and Spa News
March 31, 2010

Local swimming pools closed after not meeting safety standards more
KSL 5TV
January 12, 2010

The do's and don'ts of new 2010 laws in California more
Ventura County Star
December 31, 2009

Seal Beach man got stuck to spa drain - on new ’suction-proof’ cover more
OC Register
September 3, 2009

Boy partially disembowelled in accident more
Sydney Morning Herald
December 16, 2009

Spas shut down due to dangerous pool drains more
NBC 2 News
November 23, 2009

Spas shut down due to dangerous pool drains more
ABC 7 News
November 23, 2009

Drain on Resources more
Parks and Recreation Magazine
November 2009

New Rules For Pool And Hot Tub Owners more
WITN News
November 4, 2009


Dangerous pool drain covers more
NBC2 News
November 2, 2009

In the Name of Safety more
Pool and Spa News
October 30, 2009


Attorneys Show Video Of Faulty Drain At Hotel more
KITV 4 News
September 30, 2009

CPSC Letter Provides Clear Evidence Pool and Spa Safety Act Being Enforced more

I-Team: Preventing Pool Entrapment more
CBS 4 News
September 10, 2009


Safety Tips for the Backyard Barbecue more
St. Petersburg Times
September 5, 2009


Girl, 3, rescued in pool after hourlong ordeal more
August 25, 2009
Miami Herald

I-Team: Hidden Pool Drain Danger more
August 21, 2009
CBS 4 News


No Slowing Down more
Aqua Magazine
August 2009

Investigation Reveals Possible Public Pool Danger more
CBS News 2
July 20, 2009

Holiday pool horror as British boy, 14, drowns after being sucked into swimming pool pump system more
The Daily Mail UK
July 13, 2009

Deadly Drains in Public Pools more
The CBS Early Show
July 9, 2009

Thousands of public pools in California are still unsafe more
The OC Register
July 9, 2009

Pines police rescue boy, 5, trapped in pool more
The Sun Sentinel
July 8, 2009

Banned Drain Covers Still Used in Public Pools more
NBC Today Show
July 6, 2009

Water Pump Nearly Kills Teen more
Houston 2 News
June 26, 2009

Pool drain nearly drowns teenager more
Gainesville Sun
June 13, 2009

Entrapment Death in Pittsburgh Four Months AFTER Implementation of
VGB Act
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 11, 2009

Lawmakers push for safer pool regulations more
ABC News 7
June 2009

Little enforcement of law requiring pool upgrades more
San Diego Union Tribune
June 8, 2009

Mayor Fenty to Kick Off DPR's Outdoor Pool Season more

Drain Dangers more
Tampa ABC News 7
May 2009

Pool fix doesn’t drain West Jeff budget
The Madison Press
May 7, 2009

I-Team Investigates Drain Dangers more
KENS 5 News
May 3, 2009

Pool Drain Bill was Introducted in Sacramento more
KGO News 7
May 5, 2009

Studio 10 Discusses Pool Safety more
Studio 10 Tampa
May 5, 2009

Health District working on opening hundreds of pools throughout the valley more
KTNV
April 26, 2009

NORD brings pools into compliance with federal law more
New Orleans City Business
April 24, 2009

New Law May Delay Opening of Some Pools more
Portsmouth Daily Times
April 24, 2009

Winona pool will be ready; compliance with drain law for many is slow, costly moreWinona Daily News
April 20, 2009

New law forces pool drain safety more
Republican Herald
April 20, 2009

Swimming Pool Gets Safety Upgrademore
The Intelligencer
April 20, 2009

Pool Entrapmentmore
KFSN News
April 19, 2009


New Law Helps Keep Pools Safe
more
NAPSI
Spring 2009

Summer's coming: Are pool drains safe for kids? more
Associated Press
March 20, 2009

Abby's Wish as Lawmore
Mountain Lake Observer
March 5, 2009

Pool Safety Means Common Sense - Not Nonsensemore
Los Angeles Sentinel
February 12, 2009

Basin girl dies in a pool in Mexicomore
Park Record Utah
February 11, 2009

Family warns of pool dangers after girl dies more
KLS News
February 11, 2009

New pool rules: A $29 million pain in the drain? more
OC Register
January 30, 2009

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Press Releases:

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission Reverses Federal Law, Puts Swimmers in Grave Danger
March 5, 2010 -Link to Release

Governor Schwarzenegger Makes Pool Safety a Priority
October 14, 2009 -Link to Release

Los Angeles Official Shuns Federal Law, Leaves Kids at Risk
July 21, 2009 -Link to Release

PSC Pool Alert: Texas School Girl Survives Pool Entrapment
July 9, 2009 -Link to Release

Florida Drain Entrapment of Five Year-Old Child Underscores Need for Layers of Protection in All Pools
July 9, 2009 -Link to Release

Pool Safety Council Announces Insurance Company Awareness Campaign
July 8, 2009 -Link to Release

Pool Safety Council Applauds the Choice of Tenenbaum for Consumer Product Safety Commission
June 16, 2009 -
Link to PDF

Entrapment Drowning in Pittsburgh Underscores Need to Follow New Federal Pool Safety Law
June 12, 2009 -
Link to PDF

PSC: Washington, D.C. Public Pools Safest in Country
May 21, 2009 - Link to PDF

Pool Safety Council Issues Memorial Day Safety Reminders
May 21, 2009 - Link to PDF

Ohio Swimming Pool Meets Federal Safety Requirements Without Breaking the Bank
May 7, 2009 - Link to PDF

Revised LA County Rules Still Pose Danger to Public
February 17, 2009 - Link to PDF

PSC Investigation Reveals No Shortage of Anti-Entrapment Drain Covers
February 12, 2009 - Link to PDF

PSC Exposes Myths Surrounding Landmark Pool Safety Legislation
January 23, 2009 - Link to PDF

Pool Safety Council Calls for Investigation of LA Council Official
January 22, 2009 - Link to PDF

Pool Safety Council Announces 2009 Awareness Campaign
January 8, 2009 - Link to PDF

Pool Safety Council Calls for Enforcement of Life-Saving Law
December 19, 2008 - Link to PDF

 

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