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Rosia Montana: The Aftermath

1st June 2017

Rosia Montana is an old mining town located in Romania. Situated in the Apuseni Mountains, Rosia Montana is one of the oldest mining towns. This photographic project presents the dramatic situation from Rosia since Rosia Montana Gold Corporation tried to begin their gold and silver mining project which uses the cyanidation mining technique. The mining project was stopped by the local people and organizations and now Rosia Montana is listed as UNESCO World Heritage. This series of images presents the current situation in some parts of Rosia Montana and the after effects of the failed mining project.