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  1. Millrock Enters Letter of Intent on the Rio Sonora Project, MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Millrock Resources Inc. announces that it has entered into a letter of intent with a third party in respect of the Rio Sonora project in northern Sonora, Mexico, pursuant to which the third party will fund a $250,000 initial exploration program and may subsequently earn into a joint venture on the project. The program, which is already underway, will consist of regional geochemical sampling, geological mapping, prospecting, modelling of existing airborne magnetic and ZTEM surveys, and a report documenting activities, results and drill target recommendations.

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  2. Mexico Mining Disaster May Have Seeped Into U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Water Online

    "U.S. authorities are testing a river in Arizona for possible cross-border contamination from a toxic mine spill in northwestern Mexico," Agence France Presse reported , citing an official. "The checks came after a massive acid leak in the Sonora River from the Buenavista copper mine, the worst environmental disaster on record in Mexico's mining industry," the report said.

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  3. Officials await test results from San Pedro RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KTVK Phoenix

    Initial tests of the San Pedro River do not indicate toxic waste has made its way from a copper mine spill in Mexico into Arizona. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality sampled two areas on the river on Tuesday after Mexico officials warned that the potentially toxic waste made its way from Cananea, Sonora, to Arizona via a stream that leads to the San Pedro River after flooding south of the border.

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  4. Sonoran toxic mine spills continue,affecting USA and MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daily Kos

    I do not have much time to write this morning hope SOMEONE will pick up on this story. Points: Buenavista del Cobre mine in Cananea , Sonora, MX, is only thirty plus miles from US border.

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  5. No contamination for the San Pedro RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - A sigh of relief for some people in Cochise County this morning, as state water officials release a statement about the San Pedro River. According to the report there are no signs of contamination.

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  6. First test shows AZ San Pedro River unaffected by spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Arizona Republic

    First test shows AZ San Pedro River unaffected by spill Preliminary water quality test shows San Pedro River in AZ unlikely affected by mine spill Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1so9Cpp A preliminary water quality test taken Tuesday do not show contamination of the Arizona portion of the San Pedro River after a potentially toxic spill from a Mexican mine. Mexican officials released a binational warning on Monday that water spilled over a dam at the Buenavista del Cobre copper mine, less than 50 miles south of the border in Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, and may have reached the Arizona portion of the river.

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  7. Contamination tests at San Pedro River continueRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Officials with a federal agency that oversees U.S. and Mexico water issues has said investigators spotted discoloration in a stream that leads to the San Pedro River in Arizona but did not see any abnormalities in the river itself.

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  8. ADEQ testing San Pedro River for contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Arizona Department of Environmental Quality inspectors tested water on Tuesday in the San Pedro River after Mexican authorities reported iron compounds from a mine in Cananea, Mexico spilled into the San Pedro River which flows into Cochise County. Video online shows discolored water in the area close to the mine.

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  9. Mexico warns Arizona of waste spill into Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Albany Times Union

    Authorities in a northern Mexican state issued a binational alert Monday after contaminants from a copper mine spilled into a river that flows into the U.S. state of Arizona. Carlos Jesus Arias, director of the Sonora state civil protection agency, said the contamination from the Buenavista del Cobre mine in Cananea had reached the San Pedro River.

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  10. Mexico warns Arizona of waste spill into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Albany Times Union

    Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated with toxic waste that traveled north after a massive copper mine spill in Mexico this summer. Mexican officials on Monday issued a binational alert that contaminated water had made its way into the San Pedro River, which runs north to Pinal County in Arizona.

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  11. Officials: Mexico mining spill could affect ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Authorities in northern Mexico issued a binational alert over a chemical leak from a Mexican mine that could flow into Southern Arizona. The director of the Sonora State Civil Protection Agency said on Monday that contamination from the Buenavista del Cobre mine in Cananea made it into the San Pedro River, which runs north past Hereford, Sierra Vista and Benson.

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  12. Mexico: Alert over mine spill into river to Ariz.Read the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a binational alert over contamination from a copper mine that spilled into a waterway that flows into the U.S. state of Arizona. Carlos Jesus Arias is director of the Sonora state civil protection agency.

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  13. Mexio: Alert Over Mine Spill Into River To AZRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Manufacturing.net

    Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a binational alert over contamination from a copper mine that spilled into a waterway that flows into the U.S. state of Arizona. Carlos Jesus Arias is director of the Sonora state civil protection agency.

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  14. Alert: Contaminants from mine reached Ariz. riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Arizona Republic

    ... that flows into the U.S. state of Arizona. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1uz0xX9 CANANEA, Mexico - Authorities in a northern Mexican state issued a binational alert Monday after contaminants from a copper mine spilled into a ...

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  15. Toxic Spill Sparks Water Alert In MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | LBC 97.3

    Around 25,000 people have been urged to avoid using water after an alert was issued over a toxic spill from a Mexican copper mine. A flyover of the Sonora River basin shows an abnormal orange stain, according to Carlos Arias, civil protection director for Sonora state.

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  16. Western Mexico state reports new mine spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Charlotte Observer

    CANANEA, Mexico Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a toxic spill in the Sonora River basin from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday. The agency is urging some 25,000 residents of the area to avoid using the water after local municipalities complained of a toxic plume, said Carlos Arias, civil protection director for the border state of Sonora, where the spill occurred.

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  17. Mexican copper mine still spilling acid into Sonora river as owners resist governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Raw Story

    AFP/AFP/File - A water drain in the surroundings of the "Buena Vista" copper mine, in Cananea community, Sonora state, Mexico on August 13, 2014 A Mexican copper mine which spewed millions of gallons of acid into a river last month is still causing pollution and the facility's owners are blocking the work of investigators probing the accident, authorities said. The massive acid leak in August, involving some 40,000 cubic meters of sulfuric acid, was one of Mexico's largest ever mining-related environmental disasters.

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  18. Mexico Suffers Giant Toxic Wastewater Spill At Copper MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Water Online

    Mexico is pursuing legal action against a copper mining company that was allegedly responsible for a massive toxic wastewater spill in August that left thousands of people without clean water. The acid spill at a Grupo Mexico unit contaminated two rivers.

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  19. Kino Sports Complex to host Mexican Baseball FiestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    The fourth annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta will be played in October at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, according to a recent release from Pima County.

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  20. Grupo M xico faces new challenges following toxic spill at Buenavista del CobreRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | SNL Financial

    But a bigger risk to the firm's operation could be a group of former workers that are blocking access to the mine, analysts say.

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