UPDATE (25 April 2014): mandatory EIA document is annulled by court (and therefore the environmental permit is not fulfilled (so the project is set back) – see report in The Independent
UPDATE (17 Sept): further from The Guardian
UPDATE: following major protests, the project now looks set to be rejected – see here.
Complex open-cast gold mining project in the Rosia Montana region of the Carpathian Mountains, Romania reaches the next stage in approvals.
See here for the Gabriel Resources Ltd press release.
See here for recent posts by the Rosia Montana Cultural Foundation.
See here for the Romania RADOR feed on a possible Referendum.
See here for a feed about current protests.
See here for information on the recent statement of the Government of neighbouring Hungary.
See here for the June 2013 Europa Nostra press release identifying Rosia Montana in its 2013 list of the 7 most endangered monuments and sites in Europe.