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Cleanup Underway At Toxic Miami-Dade Park

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.

CBS4–08/05/2011

Update on what's being done in a Miami-Dade neighborhood found to have contaminated soil.

Focus on South Florida — Contaminated Soil Update

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.

My TV 33–07/26/2011

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I-Team: New Questions For Lead Poisoning Tests

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.

CBS4–07/19/2011

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Free Lead Testing For Kids Who Played At Toxic Miami 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.

07/18/2011

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Sen. Nelson Asks For Federal Help For Olinda Park Victims

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.

CBS4–07/15/2011

Following up on a CBS4 I-Team investigation that uncovered soil contamination in a park and housing complex.

Focus on South Florida: Contaminated Soil

A CBS4 I-Team investigation uncovers contaminated soil at a park and housing complex in Liberty City.

My TV 33–07/11/2011

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Health Officials Test Kids Who Played At Toxic Miami Park

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.

CBS4–07/05/2011

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Tests Show Areas Around Toxic Liberty City Park Also Contaminated

A hidden danger under a Miami park had parents and community leaders expressing outrage.

CBS4–07/01/2011

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Toxins Found In Soil Closes Liberty City Park

It’s a hidden danger under a Miami Park. One community is outraged after learning their neighborhood harbors dangerous toxins.

CBS4–06/17/2011