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SLIDESHOW: Toxic sludge in Hungary

Blog entry by JulietteH | 13 October, 2010

The toxic Hungarian sludge flood was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest. The toxic red...

Demand clean water to live

Blog entry by JulietteH | 15 October, 2010 4 comments

Today is blog action day , a yearly event in which bloggers get together to raise awareness on a specific area of concern. This year's topic is Water. Greenpeace has been busy recently assessing the damage caused by a toxic disaster...

Impacts of the Hungarian toxic sludge disaster

Video | 25 October, 2010 at 13:34

On October 4th 2010, a flood of toxic sludge wrought havoc on villages and towns in Western Hungary. The spill left nine people dead and created a huge environmental disaster.

Toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 15:44

07 October 2010 - Hungary. The rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in Western Hungary caused a massive flood of toxic sludge, affecting fields, canals and seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

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