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...Doe Run Peru smelter and refinery produces lead and zinc marketed for its purity, however due to contamination from the smelter, the air, soil and water in La Oroya, high up in the Andes Mountains of Peru, are far from pure. Located high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Doe Run Peru is a refinery that produces lead and zinc marketed for its purity, but the plant's home town of La Oroya suffers from the constant contamination of life-altering lead poisoning. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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...Doe Run Peru smelter and refinery produces lead and zinc marketed for its purity, however due to contamination from the smelter, the air, soil and water in La Oroya, high up in the Andes Mountains of Peru, are far from pure. Located high in the Andes Mountains of Peru, Doe Run Peru is a refinery that produces lead and zinc marketed for its purity, but the plant's home town of La Oroya suffers from the constant contamination of life-altering lead poisoning. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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