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Hungary Sludge

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...

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...

Hungary's Red Sludge Reaches Danube

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOLONTAR, Hungary — Red sludge flowed into the Danube River on Thursday, threatening a half-dozen nations along one of Europe's key waterways. M...

Hungary Factory Reservoir Bursts, Floods Towns With Toxic Waste

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The reservoir of an alumina plant in western Hungary burst on Monday, flooding several towns with towering waves of red slud...