Monthly Archives: October 2013

The People vs. Gold: How Legal Action Can Rid Romania of a Bad Deal

Community people By Nicolae Stefanuta “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights,” oil industrialist John Paul Getty reportedly proclaimed. The combination of resource wealth and dubious public policy is at play these days in Romania, the site of Europe’s largest...

The EU should intervene in the debate over Romania’s controversial Rosia Montana mining project

Protest-Rosia Montana A number of protests have taken place in Romania over a planned mining project at Rosia Montana in the north of the country. Simona Manea argues that the EU should take a more active role in the debate, particularly given its attempts to lead efforts to implement...

RMGC’s Adverts Deemed Unlawful and Banned

cyanide-mining-project-rosia-montana Romania’s National Council for Audio Visual (CNA), whose job it is to ensure that TV and radio stations operate in an environment of free speech, responsibility and competitiveness have decided today to terminate adverts by Rosia Montana Gold Corporation (RMCG) from all media channels, deeming...