Miami-Dade's Department of Environmental Resources Management

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Curtis Park in Allapattah Faces Closure From Toxic Ash

    City of Miami officials are quietly debating what to do with their latest toxic playground: Curtis Park, a sprawling sports complex and recreational facility at NW 19th Street and 24th Avenue The site also houses the city's Allapattah Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) office. See also: Miami's To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Toxic Ash Closes Douglas Park

    Miami-Dade's newest toxic playground is the City of Miami's Douglas Park. City of Miami officials say arsenic, lead, barium and other hazardous substances have been found at levels far above the threshold considered safe for human exposure. The park will be fenced off and closed to all visitors, s ... More >>

  • News

    September 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Miami's Toxic Parks: Leaders Ignore Problems Beyond Coconut Grove

    After locals were stung by the revelation that Miami leaders have known for two years that toxic ash is poisoning the Coconut Grove neighborhood surrounding its long-closed "Old Smokey" trash incinerator, city officials wasted little time last week confronting the latest environmental crisis. Just ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2001

    Drive My Clean Car

    "Tomorrow's Cars Today"

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    A Hole So Foul

    Somehow no one noticed that a monstrous gash was illegally being dug into the bottom of Biscayne Bay