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Resource ID: #23090
Subject: Pollution
Source: CBS News
Date: 03/04/2006; 03/05/2006



American mining company Doe Run bought a metalurgical plant in La Oroya, Peru, promising to clean it up after tests showed 99 percent of children born after the take-over had incredibly high level of lead contamination. Ten years later, the company has asked for extensions on the deadlines.

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