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  • Toxic spill from zinc mine in Peru

    Peruvian authorities say wastewater laced with heavy metals from a major zinc mine has spilled into a tributary of the Amazon, contaminating at least six miles of the waterway.

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  • Escalante said the area where the spill occured is in the Andes mountains at about 13,000 feet (4,000 meters).

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  • Pasco regional mining enviromental engineer Juan Escalante tells The Associated Press that an unknown quantity of toxic wastewater from the Atacocha mine escaped from a sedimentation well Wednesday into the Huallaga River.

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