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Proposed Gold Mine in Baja Splits Miners and Farmers

Arsenic is already poisoning the groundwater, and farmers fear it could get worse

Raul Manriquez drops a pebble in a hole in the ground. We count the seconds until we hear the impact: eight. “This exploration hole is about 700 feet deep,” he estimates. There are 588 more holes around us in the Sierra la…
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by: Tanya Dimitrova – July 9, 2013

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