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Article

11 Feb 2004

Author:
Earthworks/Mineral Policy Center and Oxfam America

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

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.