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Luz Falcon Toribio, from a team of 10 women, works for Volcan mining company digging holes to plant quinuales trees in the Champamarca neighborhood of Cerro de Pasco on Aug. 15, 2012. The tree planing initiative is a reaction to Peru's Ministry of Environment declaring a 90 day environmental emergency in Champamarca and serveral surrounding areas. Local residents, including some of the women working on the project, commented that the tree planting project was only a symbolic gesture by the mining company and would not resolve the high levels of lead and heavy metal contamination in Champamarca.The open-pit mine run by Volcan is seen bordering the neighborhood of San Juan, viewed from a hill in the Paragsha neighborhood of Cerro de Pasco on Aug. 5, 2012.