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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pool drain nearly drowns teenager more
Gainesville Sun
June 13, 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

Drain Dangers more
Tampa ABC News 7
May 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

Pool Entrapmentmore
KFSN News
April 19, 2009


New Law Helps Keep Pools Safe
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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


Los Angeles Official Shuns Federal Law, Leaves Kids at Risk
July 21, 2009


Chicago VGB Coverage - Joint investigative report by ABC 7 Chicago and The Daily Herald, featuring Pool Safety Council - August 3, 2010


ABC News - 'Serious Injury or Death' From Pool Drain Grates - August 24, 2010

Chicago Tribune - "Durbin Urges Fix of Pool Drain Hazard" - February 8, 2011

Patricia Callahan: Tribune Reporter - "The Danger That Lurks Underwater" - February 7, 2011

Brais & Brais - "Man Drowns in a Hot Tub/Whirlpool at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort" - January 8, 2011

USA Today - "Pool Safety Law Not Working Advocates Say" - June 6, 2011

Chicago Tribune - "Drain Cover Recall May Close Many Pools" - June 26, 2011

CNN - "Recall of Pool Drain Covers Could Man Holiday Pool Closing" - June 26, 2011

PerthNow - "Horror injury to boy" - December 15, 2009

China Daily - "Safety stressed in Xi (China Entrapment)" - July, 2014

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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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