In this May 23, 2013 photo, El Corral village leader Yovana Paredes gathers herbs along the banks of the Estrecho River, where for as long as anyone can remember residents have drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates their orchards and vineyards with clean water, located near the facilities of Barrick Gold Corp's Pascua-Lama project in northern Chile. But since the Barrick gold mine project moved in, residents claim the river levels have dropped, the water is murky in places and some complain of cancerous growths and aching stomachs. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

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In this May 23, 2013 photo, El Corral village leader Yovana Paredes gathers herbs along the banks of the Estrecho River, where for as long as anyone can remember residents have  drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates their orchards and vineyards with clean water, located near the facilities of Barrick Gold Corp's Pascua-Lama project in northern Chile. But since the Barrick gold mine project moved in, residents claim the river levels have dropped, the water is murky in places and some complain of cancerous growths and aching stomachs. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
In this May 23, 2013 photo, El Corral village leader Yovana Paredes gathers herbs along the banks of the Estrecho River, where for as long as anyone can remember residents have drunk straight from the glacier-fed river that irrigates their orchards and vineyards with clean water, located near the facilities of Barrick Gold Corp's Pascua-Lama project in northern Chile. But since the Barrick gold mine project moved in, residents claim the river levels have dropped, the water is murky in places and some complain of cancerous growths and aching stomachs. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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