11 Apr '11, 12pm

Little action apparent on toxic tailings six months after Hungary red mud disaster: Kolontár, Hungary: Six mont...

RELATED ARTICLES Hungary red sludge spill has reached Danube October 7, 2010 06:43 AM Alumina sludge spill in Hungary kills three October 5, 2010 06:36 AM Spill impacts in Hungary ease, Danube monitored October 8, 2010 06:30 AM Hungary races to raise dam to avert new toxic spill October 11, 2010 07:04 AM Kolontár, Hungary: Six months after being deluged by a tide of toxic red sludge, towns downstream of the failed alumina tailings dam near Ajka, Hungary remain ruined and largely deserted, with residents and former residents still waiting for authorities to deliver on much of the promised assistance. ADVERTISEMENT Elsewhere in Eastern Europe, residents of other towns threatened by tailings dams are noting that little has been done to reduce the risks hanging over their communities. More than one million cubic metres of the toxic sludge burst from the Ajka tailings dam on 4 ...

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