Cost Cutting Threatens Idrija's UNESCO Listed Mine

Idrija, 28 January - The western town of Idrija risks losing the money needed to prevent water from flooding its UNESCO listed mercury mine as part of government spending reduction measures which are also seen as a threat to the population of 5,000.

The entrance to Antony's Main Road, the oldest part of the Idrija mercury mine.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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