In view of the data provided by Augas de Galicia, it can be concluded that almost all the water courses surrounding the former mining exploitation of Touro-O Pino show contamination by heavy metals and high acidity. According to Infrasa de Galicia, this contamination affects the quality of surface and surface water in a minimum area of 65 km2 in the vicinity of the mine, at least for the last 10 years.

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