Category:Tisza cyanide spill in 2000

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2000 Baia Mare cyanide spill 
pollution
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Instance of pollution,
tailings dam failure
LocationRomania
Point in time 30 January 2000

47° 39′ 00″ N, 23° 38′ 30.12″ E

Authority control
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Derrame de cianuro de Baia Mare de 2000 (es); Tiszai ciánszennyezés (hu); Утечка цианида в Бая-Маре (ru); Baia-Mare-Dammbruch (de); Vazamento de cianeto de Baia Mare em 2000 (pt); Ցիանիդի արտահոսք Բայա Մարեում (hy); Izlivanje cijanida u Baji Mareu (sr); Scurgerea de cianură de la Baia Mare (2000) (ro); Cyanidolyckan vid Baia Mare (sv); Витік ціаніду в Бая-Маре (uk); Dambreuk bij Baia Mare (nl); ციანიდის გაჟონვა ბაია-მარეში (ka); Catastrofe di Baia Mare (it); 2000 Baia Mare cyanide spill (en); تسرب السيانيد في بايا ماري سنة 2000 (ar); Cyanidutslippet ved Baia Mare 2000 (nb); Catastrophe de Baia Mare (2000) (fr) pollution (en); környezeti katasztrófa (hu); техногенна катастрофа в Угорщині (uk) تسرب السيانيد في بايا ماري سنة ٢٠٠٠ (ar)

The 2000 Tisza cyanide spill was a leak of cyanide near Baia Mare, Romania, into the Someş River by the gold mining company Aurul, a joint-venture of the Australian company Esmeralda Exploration and the Romanian government.

The polluted waters eventually reached the Tisza and then the Danube, killing large numbers of fish in Hungary and Yugoslavia. The spill has been called the worst environmental disaster in Europe since the Chernobyl disaster.

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