Children play soccer next to the American-owned smelter Doe Run Peru in La Oroya, Peru, on June 19, 2009. It has been called one of the world’s 10 most polluted places.
Children play soccer next to the American-owned smelter Doe Run Peru in La Oroya, Peru, on June 19, 2009. It has been called one of the world’s 10 most polluted places. TOMAS MUNITA New York Times File Photo
Children play soccer next to the American-owned smelter Doe Run Peru in La Oroya, Peru, on June 19, 2009. It has been called one of the world’s 10 most polluted places. TOMAS MUNITA New York Times File Photo

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