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A young girl walks near a natural spring source in Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti region, Georgia on July 24, 2010; the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline runs through the mountains of Bakuriani which overlook the Borjomi valley.  Given that the BTC pipeline is not engineered to withstand powerful earthquakes, according to a senior negotiator involved in sealing "the deal of the century" on behalf of the Georgian government - and disputed by a BP spokesperson, a serious tremor along the Caucasus fault lines could threaten the Borjomi mineral water source and endanger the local economy which relies on Borjomi mineral water.
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