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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Gold mining and secret hazardous dump threaten O'odham ceremonial area of Quitovac

Gold mining threatens Quitovac area

Copper Ridge Explorations, Inc., of Vancouver, Canada, has gold mining operations underway in Quitovac, Mexico.

Mexico has now planned a hazardous dump for the Quitovac area, where O'odham hold annual ceremonies.

Photo: Copper Ridge Explorations

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