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Workers walks through the Doe Run Peru refinery in La Oroya, Peru, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Most of La Oroyaís children suffer elevated lead levels, according to the Peruvian government. The question of responsibility for lead pollution in La Oroya is at the center of high-stakes clash between Peru and U.S. billionaire Ira Rennert, who owned Doe Run Peru for more than a decade through Renco Group Inc., a metals, mining and industrial conglomerate based in New York that has said it is not responsible for the childrenís ills. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Workers walks through the Doe Run Peru refinery in La Oroya, Peru, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Most of La Oroyaís children suffer elevated lead levels, according to the Peruvian government. The question of responsibility for lead pollution in La Oroya is at the center of high-stakes clash between Peru and U.S. billionaire Ira Rennert, who owned Doe Run Peru for more than a decade through Renco Group Inc., a metals, mining and industrial conglomerate based in New York that has said it is not responsible for the childrenís ills. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Workers walks through the Doe Run Peru refinery in La Oroya Peru on... News Photo 168406650Finance,Horizontal,Industry,Latin America,Lead,Mine,Miner,Mining,Occupation,Peru,Peruvian,Pollution,Refinery,South America,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergWorkers walks through the Doe Run Peru refinery in La Oroya, Peru, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Most of La Oroyaís children suffer elevated lead levels, according to the Peruvian government. The question of responsibility for lead pollution in La Oroya is at the center of high-stakes clash between Peru and U.S. billionaire Ira Rennert, who owned Doe Run Peru for more than a decade through Renco Group Inc., a metals, mining and industrial conglomerate based in New York that has said it is not responsible for the childrenís ills. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images