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Tue December 24, 2013
Miami Closes Two More Parks Over Potential Soil Contamination
Two more public parks in Miami are closing after potential contamination was found in the parks' soil.
The city announced Monday that it will close Billy Rolle Domino Park at 3400 Grand Ave. in Coconut Grove, and Southside Park at 100 SW 11th St. near Brickell.
The Department of Environmental Resource Management will collect more samples to determine what's next for the parks.
For the past few months, several Miami-Dade parks have closed because of soil contamination.
In September, Miami-Dade County ordered that all 112 of its parks be inspected.
Commissioner Marc Sarnoff said in a meeting earlier this month that the city will have a plan to clean up its parks next year.
Read the full story at MiamiHerald.com.