Category:Tisza cyanide spill in 2000

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2000 Baia Mare cyanide spill 
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Instance ofpollution,
tailings dam failure
Location Romania
Point in time30 January 2000
47° 39′ 00″ N, 23° 38′ 30″ E
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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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