A leak in a tank of the Metallurgical copper mine, owned by Grupo Mexico, at the Maritime Terminal of Guaymas, Sonora, caused a spill of 3 thousand liters of sulfuric acid into the waters of the Sea of Cortez.
This leak comes five years after a spill of 40 thousand cubic meters of sulfuric acid on the Sonora River, derived from a leak in the facilities of the Buenavista del Cobre mine, also owned by Grupo México.
Through a statement, Grupo Mexico reported that the accident occurred around 3:00 pm on Wednesday, when a valve failure in a . . .