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Hungary Toxic Sludge

After Hungary Toxic Spill, Group Fears 'Further Ticking Time Bombs'

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- A year after a flood of toxic red sludge devastated Hungarian villages an environmental group is warning of possible outbreaks of s...

CEO Tied To Hungary Sludge Disaster Released From Jail Without Charges

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VESZPREM, Hungary — A judge on Wednesday dismissed prosecution demands that the head of a metals company linked to Hungary's devastating red slu...

Toxic Waste Lagoons Bursting: The Realities Of Climate Change And Bad Design

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wastewater or sludge storage lagoons are designed, in part, based on statistical probability of annual precipitation and evaporation amounts. The data...

Residents Return To Hungarian Town Flooded With Toxic Sludge

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Production restarted Friday at the metals plant whose broken reservoir unleashed a massive flood of caustic red sludge, even...

PHOTO Allegedy Shows Leak Months Before Hungary Toxic Sludge Reservoir Collapsed

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- An aerial photo taken months before a gigantic reservoir unleashed torrents of toxic sludge shows a faint red trail tricklin...

Hungary Sludge Flood PHOTOS: First Satellite Images

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There have been plenty of photos from ground level, but NASA today released the first satellite images of the Hungary toxic sludge flood. NASA desc...

Greenpeace: 'Surprisingly High' Levels Of Arsenic, Mercury In Hungary Sludge

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOLONTAR, Hungary — The concentration of toxic heavy metals where Hungary's massive red sludge spill entered the Danube has dropped to the level...