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For Immediate Release:
April 22, 2011

Media Contact:
Doris Howe
dorishowe@miamidade.gov
305-755-7884



Areas of Olinda Park Temporarily Restricted from Public Access During Studies and Remediation of Subsurface Contamination


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
The Miami-Dade Park & Recreation Department is temporarily restricting public access to specific areas of Olinda Park, located at 2101 NW 51st Street in Miami, as a precautionary measure during studies and remediation of higher than normal findings of subsurface arsenic and lead.

The Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM) conducted the sampling and has secured a private environmental contractor to begin cleanup efforts on the week of April 25th. The park areas will remain closed until further notice.


 

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