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Romania Rejects Cyanide Lake Plan to Block Gold Mine

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A Romanian parliamentary commission has rejected a bill that would have permitted Europe's biggest open gold mine. The decision comes after 14 years of protest and debate about whether the foreign investment and jobs created outweigh the environmental cost. Canada's Gabriel Resources wants to use cyanide to extract 314 tons of gold and 1,500 tons of silver in the town of Rosia Montana in northw