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· The first pollution occurred on 30

January 2000 .

As a consequence, nearl y 100'000 rna. of polluted

water with a high cyanide concentration reached

the wate rcourses

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Lapos, Szamos ,

Tisza

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Rivers over the next 14 days.

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Maximum Average Concentration of Cyanide (Lapos, Szamos, Tisza)

Maximum Average Concentration of Cyamde (Danube)

of fnte¥kJr. Hungarian t.finisby ol EnvironmMt; Hungsrian Govt. Comtmssion of Tisza.Szamos; Romani.Jn Ministry ol Waters. Fores l and Emironment81 Prolectionj WCMC

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