The discovery of high levels of arsenic in soil in two Coconut Grove parks has forced officials to close one of them, as well as prompt the testing of soil in all Miami parks. We focus on the problem, what’s next and where we go from here.
Additional testing will be done to determine whether a toxic heavy metal found in groundwater near a Coconut Grove park poses a danger.
For the second time this month, the City of Miami is forced to close a popular park after small sample tests find poisonous materials in the soil.
A popular park in Coral Gables is closed after samples revealed contaminated soil and evidence of solid waste.
About 30 people attended a meeting to hear the results of soil tests from Blanche Park in Coconut Grove Monday night.
The City of Miami began additional testing, Thursday, after contaminated soil was found at Coconut Grove’s Blanche Park.
Contaminated dirt was removed from a Coconut Grove park Monday and Miami city workers began paving over the parking lot.