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Cyanide Spill at Aurul Goldmine in Romania 

Cyanide Spill at Aurul Goldmine in Romania 

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02/24/2000 
Greenpeace campaigners return to the Baia Mare Aurul gold mine in north western Romania after a toxic spill occurred on January 30th 2000, the dam containing toxic waste material from the gold mine burst and released 100.000 cubic meters of waste water, heavily contaminated with cyanide, into the Lapus and Somes tributaries of the river Tisza, one of the biggest in Hungary.
02/24/2000 
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