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UN environment agency praises new strategy to cut Eastern Europe's mining risks

Author: UN News Centre, Published on: 15 May 2005

Governments attending an international conference in Romania have adopted an historic strategy to reduce the environmental risks of mining in Eastern Europe, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported...Over a third of the more than 150 of these [abandoned] sites...may pose a serious risk to human health...

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