Cyanide Leak at Argentinian Mine Did Not Contaminate Local Water Sources: UN

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina

Preliminary testing has found that the cyanide spill at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province did not contaminate local water sources, according to experts from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).