Barrick Gold: High levels of various metals contaminate the environment

Environmental devastation in Tanzania

Barrick Gold is running a gold mine in the Mara-district in North Tanzania.

People claimed that the tailing dam was leaking and fear contamination of the area. Barrick alleged that people had been stealing the lining of the tailing dam and destroying pipes. In May 2009 a major spill occurred at the mine.   ... →