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1/18/18

Tahoe Resources (TAHO) (THO.to): A serious pollution incident in Peru

Peru's official environmental control body, the OEFA, tonight reports that a serious pollution incident has occurred at the Tahoe Resources (TAHO) (THO.to) Shahuindo mine in Peru. According to the report, a sedimentation pool became inundated with water due to a failure of the water diversion canal during the current rainy period. The material from the pool (a highly toxic mix) reached and has contaminated the local Condebamba River.

Meanwhile, this report from local news website "cajabambaperu" timed 1:08pm this afternoon, has photos of what appears to be the contaminated water in local crop fields and flooding houses. It states (translated):
"...one of the waste pools of the company (Tahoe Resources) overflowed and inundated the local community of Liclipampa Bajo, in the province of Cajabamba, leaving crosp and houses inundated with highly toxic materials."

As usual, no word from Tahoe Resources (TAHO) tonight, you have to get your news from a blog.