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Removal of pines on Rickenbacker Causeway controversial

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“The Australian pines lining Rickenbacker Causeway have been a draw for generations, their shade cooling picnickers and board sailors, lovers and joggers.

Miami-Dade County has begun bulldozing them all — dozens of the stately trees from the toll booth to the Miami Seaquarium — as part of a $6.8 million project to restore eroding shoreline and prevent storm runoff from pouring directly into Biscayne Bay.”

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