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Mine disaster in Kazakhstan

June 20, 2016 • Shreema Mehta

Pollution from a zinc  mine waste dump in the mining town of Ridder, Kazakhstan, spilled into the Ulba and Filippovka rivers, which flows near the Kazakhstan-Russian border, and headed toward the Siberian city of Omsk. Pictures of the polluted river look like freshwater was replaced by wet concrete.

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Letter to ICMM re: tailings dam review

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EARTHWORKS letter to ICMM regarding the selection of Dr. Hodge as president

May 15, 2008 • Stephen D'Esposito