Slow clean up for Argentina’s worst environmental stain

AFP: Along the Riachuelo river, one of the world's most polluted waterways lying south of Argentina's capital, many residents suffer from skin and lung problems and lack drinking water or sewers. "This is what's killing us all," said Eduardo, an inhabitant of the poor neighborhood of Villa Inflamable, pointing to the Dock Sud petrochemical center, alleging oil refineries tip chemical waste straight into the water. Riachuelo, a waterway of 40 miles (64 kilometers) along with its main Matanza tributary......

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