Kumtor gold mine, Kyrgyzstan. Bringing risks to regional water systems
Briefing | 31 January 2012
The briefing summarises findings of a report, authored by hydrogeologist and geochemist Robert Moran. The report reveals that Canadian company Centerra Gold, owner and operator of the Kumtor Mine, has been contaminating local waters and glaciers while hiding evidence of such negative impacts from public oversight.
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