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June 8, 2023

Very high levels of arsenic on school grounds in Quebec town near smelter

Analyses carried out by the Ministry of the Environment on samples of metal dust on the grounds of a school in Rouyn-Noranda after an incident that occurred a few weeks ago at the Horne Foundry show an arsenic content 137 times higher than the limit set in Quebec. On March 7, Rouyn-Noranda citizens shared photos of “black snow” on social networks. Source

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