REPORT: Baia Mare – Preview of the disaster caused by the mining industry

13/08/2013 3585 views

The Mining Watch Romania report contains a review of the main mining operations undertaken in the Baia Mare region over the last twenty years. The report presents in detail the mining activity of the former Romanian state company in partnership with the Australian company Esmeralda and dwells upon the circumstances of the cyanide spill in 2000 and the recent attempts of Romaltyn Mining to reopen gold extraction operations by cyaniding.

Read report in Romanian