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Metals from Bolivian mines affect crops and pose potential health risk, study suggests.

Exposure to trace metals from potatoes grown in soil irrigated with waters from the Potosi mining region in Bolivia, home to the world's largest silver deposit, may put residents at risk of non-cancer health illnesses, researchers warn.

- ScienceDaily - US

Study Suggests Metals from Bolivian Mines Affect Crops and Pose Potential Health Risk.

A University of Oklahoma Civil Engineering and Environmental Science Professor Robert Nairn and his co-authors have conducted a collaborative study that suggests exposure to trace metals from potatoes grown in soil irrigated with waters from the Potosi mining region in Bolivia, home to the world's largest silver deposit, ...

- ENN - US

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