full report: "Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment"

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11 February 2004

New Consumer Campaign Targets One of the World's Dirtiest Industries: Gold Mining

Author: Earthworks/Mineral Policy Center and Oxfam America

Earthworks/Mineral Policy Center and Oxfam America today announced the launch of "No Dirty Gold," a consumer campaign intended to shake up the gold industry and change the way gold is mined, bought and sold...Gold mining is being targeted as an industry ripe for reform through consumer pressure because of the extensively documented human and environmental costs of gold mining.

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1 February 2004

full report: "Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment"

Author: Earthworks and Oxfam America

...details the massive pollution, huge open pits, devastating community health effects, worker dangers and, in many cases, human rights abuses that have become hallmarks of gold and metals mining in countries such as Peru, Indonesia, Ghana and in parts of the United States. [refers to mining companies including Cambior, Placer Dome, Southern Peru Copper Corp, Newmont, BHP Billiton, Inco, Doe Run (part of Renco), Noranda, Manhattan Minerals, Meridian Gold, Barrick Gold, Rio Tinto, Cameco, Freeport-McMoRan, Ashanti Goldfields, Benguet, Glamis Gold, Orvana Minerals, Pegasus Gold, Ivanhoe Mines, Esmeralda Exploration, Western Mining]

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1 January 2004

Freeport-McMoRan - 2003 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report: The Strength of Our Commitment

Author: Freeport-McMoRan

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