Indoor metallic pollution related to mining activity in the Bolivian Altiplano.

@article{Fontrbel2011IndoorMP,
  title={Indoor metallic pollution related to mining activity in the Bolivian Altiplano.},
  author={Francisco E Font{\'u}rbel and Enio Barbieri and Cristian Herbas and Flavia Laura Barbieri and Jacques Gardon},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2011},
  volume={159 10},
  pages={2870-5}
}
The environmental pollution associated with mining and metallurgical activities reaches its greatest extent in several Andean cities and villages. Many locations in this area have accumulated through centuries a large amount of mining wastes, often disregarding the magnitude of this situation. However, in these naturally mineralized regions, there is little information available stating the exact role of mining and metallurgical industries in urban pollution. In this study, we demonstrated that… CONTINUE READING

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