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Toxic Sludge

Gowanus 'Toxic Sludge' Developer Could Owe $20 Million

| Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer RED HOOK — The Brooklyn developer and concrete tycoon who hopes to expand his Red Hook shipping term...

Sundance: Rage, Outrage, and a Vision

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Larry Beinhart

On every level, coal mining and burning coal for energy is destructive. Watch the film to be outraged. And to be inspired.

Toxic Sludge Victims Try To Rebuild Lives

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

KOLONTAR, Hungary — A month after a flood of red sludge devastated Kolontar, this town in western Hungary is struggling to overcome its deep sca...

PHOTOS: In Hungary's Wake, A Look Back At 10 Terrible Toxic Spills

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As headlines and photos pile up of the toxic sludge accident in Hungary, we're unfortunately reminded that it isn't unique. Toxic spills have a long a...

Jason Linkins

Director Of Mining Company ARRESTED Over Danube Pollution In Hungary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the things I learned this summer is that if I were to walk across the street and destroy the local Starbucks with sledgehammers and Molotov coc...

Hungary Toxic Sludge: Cracked Reservoir Wall Will Inevitably Collapse

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KOLONTAR, Hungary — The owners of the metals plant whose reservoir burst, flooding several towns in western Hungary with caustic red sludge, exp...

Toxic Hungary Sludge Could Spill Again, Government Warns

AP | PABLO GORONDI AND BELA SZANDELSZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DEVECSER, Hungary — The cracking wall of an industrial plant reservoir appeared on the verge of collapse late Saturday, and engineers were worki...

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 Flood Of Toxic Sludge An 'Ecological Disaster' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DEVECSER, Hungary (AP) - Hungary declared a state of emergency in three counties Tuesday after a flood of toxic red sludge from an alumina plant engul...