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Villagers near Loei mine hit by health woes

People in Loei fear a gold mine has contaminated local rivers with cyanide and heavy metals

Eight years after a gold mine opened in Loei’s Wang Saphung district, people there continue to have grave concerns about the health and environmental threats posed by its operation. A prominent academic, meanwhile, has said that efforts to address these issues have only been partly successful.

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