Saturday, October 9, 2010

Hungary Toxic Sludge Creates Fears

Hungary toxic sludge creates fears. IN Hungary, toxic red sludge that is the byproduct of making aluminum has broken free from a reservoir and could unleash an environmental catastrophe that would affect several Eastern European nations.

The toxic sludge will burn your skin on contact, and already there have been at least 4 deaths attributed to it. Experts fear that it will infiltrate drinking water supplies, hurting not only people and crops but also the ecosystem in general.

A criminal investigation has been opened up to determine the cause of the toxic spill. The reservoir had been inspected and no irregularities were found.

Many residents had no warning about the Hungary toxic sludge coming through their town. Containment and cleanup efforts continue. This is a horrific environmental disaster and we will keep you informed.

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