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Contaminated Waste in Doral Lake

A video went viral after two men were observed illegally dumping around 100 gallons of contaminated stormwater waste into Doral Lake. The crew that contaminated the area had reached capacity within their vacuum truck after pumping stormwater drain 21 of 22. Only one drain remained needing service, but it was one too many.

The Department of Environmental Resource Management and Miami City Police Department's Illegal Dumping Unit were able to identify the two dumpers as Julio Barreto, President of Vac-Con, and Dayron Barreto, who is Van-Con's manager.

If you see an environmental concern in progress, please notify your local fire and police department. We welcome you to contact Waterway Advocates if you feel local officials did not address the issue accordingly.

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