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Mine pollution. Water polluted with waste products from a copper and molybdenum mine. This is the tailings pond of the Highland Valley mine in British Columbia, Canada. Chemical waste produced during the extraction of the copper and molybdenum metals from the mined ore is dumped here.
Model release not required. Property release not required.