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February 15, 2024 - 2:19 pm

Cyanide Soil Leaks in Turkish Gold Mine: Professional Organizations Warned, Ministry of Health Criticized for Lack of Records


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  • Mining
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  • Environment

  • Pollution

  • Water Pollution
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Report: Cyanide soil has slipped in the Çöpler Gold Mine, owned by Anagold Madencilik, located in Erzincan İliç. This incident follows a previous explosion in the cyanide pool, which has raised concerns about the spread of toxic soil, containing heavy metals and cyanide, to the surrounding region. Precautions have been taken to prevent the leakage of the toxic soil into…

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