A Liberty City park plagued by toxic soil is finally getting cleaned up. Bulldozers have already begun removing the top two feet of lead-contaminated soil at Olinda Park.
CBS4 Chief I-Team Investigator Michele Gillen discusses the ongoing problems in a Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood and what’s being done to help residents who may have been exposed to contaminated soil.
Florida’s Senator Bill Nelson wants the Florida Department of Health to ask the right questions as they test kids for lead poisoning from Olinda Park.
A program which offers free help for children who may have been exposed to lead in the soil at Miami’s Olinda Park has been extended.
Senator Bill Nelson has requested two federal agencies help check kids exposed to lead in the soil at Olinda Park. The park has since been closed by Miami-Dade County.
A CBS4 I-Team investigation uncovers contaminated soil at a park and housing complex in Liberty City.
Testing is underway on parents and children who have played in and around Olinda Park after toxic levels of chemicals were found in the soil.
A hidden danger under a Miami park had parents and community leaders expressing outrage.
It’s a hidden danger under a Miami Park. One community is outraged after learning their neighborhood harbors dangerous toxins.