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Gold vs. natural and cultural heritage in Transylvania

A small Romanian village recently was declared a “site of national interest,” which thus far has helped block a Canadian firm from obtaining the necessary permits to open a gold mine. An historic church in Rosia Montana has already been moistly submerged by a tailing pond constructed for the mine.


Romanian village blocks Canadian firm from mining for gold

By AFP in Bucharest

The Guardian

January 14, 2016

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