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Arsenic found in Newfoundland community’s well water was alarming discovery for residents

Mining operation produced 127 tonnes of arsenic in one year

December 8, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Moreton’s Harbour, NL – Residents of this Newfoundland and Labrador community had consumed water from their wells for several years, not ever suspecting there was a problem. But when people started to fall ill, a local doctor learned there was something in the water – higher-than-acceptable amounts of arsenic, to be exact. CBC News report | READ MORE

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