Blanche Park

Contaminated soil was found at some Miami parks. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Commissioners Find Money To Fund Contaminated Parks

It took Miami officials nearly a year to find the millions needed to clean up parks tainted with arsenic and lead from an old West Grove incinerator but it has finally happened.

10/01/2014

The City of Miami began digging up the dirty soil in the parking lot at Blanche Park on Monday September 9, 2013 at 3045 Shipping Ave. in Coconut Grove, putting in clean soil and laying down asphalt. Photo Courtesy: PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Grove’s Blanche Park To Close For Toxic Soil Removal

Blanche Park in Coconut Grove will be closed through June so workers can remove contaminated soil.

CBS4–03/11/2014

(source: http://www.bayfrontparkmiami.com/)

Lead Found in Miami’s Bayfront Park

Yet another Miami park has been found to have contaminated soil.

02/06/2014

Contaminated soil was found at some Miami parks. (Source: CBS4)

Contaminated Soil Found At Sixth Miami Park

Contaminated soil has turned up at yet another Miami park. City officials confirmed that tests showed that the same toxic chemicals detected in five other parks were found in Curtis Park.

01/22/2014

Douglas Park (Source: CBS4)

Meeting Held To Address Toxic Miami Parks

The City of Miami hosted a community meeting Tuesday evening to present the results of a toxicology study done performed on the soil in three parks.

CBS4–12/11/2013

The City of Miami began digging up the dirty soil in the parking lot at Blanche Park on Monday September 9, 2013 at 3045 Shipping Ave. in Coconut Grove, putting in clean soil and laying down asphalt. Photo Courtesy: PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Community Meeting To Be Held To Present Toxicology Study On Blanche Park

The City of Miami will host a community meeting next week to present the results of a toxicology study done at Blanche Park in the neighborhood of Coconut Grove after the park was closed due to contaminated soil.

12/07/2013

Marc Sarnoff, Miami City Commissioner (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Contaminated Soil

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.

My TV 33–10/21/2013

The City of Miami began digging up the dirty soil in the parking lot at Blanche Park on Monday September 9, 2013 at 3045 Shipping Ave. in Coconut Grove, putting in clean soil and laying down asphalt. Photo Courtesy: PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

More Soil Testing To Be Done At Coconut Grove Park

Additional testing will be done to determine whether a toxic heavy metal found in groundwater near a Coconut Grove park poses a danger.

10/18/2013

The City of Miami has ordered more soil tests at its parks after a second park tested positive for toxic chemicals.  (Source: CBS4)

Toxic Soil Closes Second Miami Park

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.

CBS4–09/25/2013

The City of Miami began digging up the dirty soil in the parking lot at Blanche Park on Monday September 9, 2013 at 3045 Shipping Ave. in Coconut Grove, putting in clean soil and laying down asphalt. Photo Courtesy: PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Park Soil Sampling Raises Concerns For City Officials

A popular park in Coral Gables is closed after samples revealed contaminated soil and evidence of solid waste.

09/25/2013

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