Central/Eastern Europe: Hungary Industrial Accident: hungaryredsludge02

DEVECSER, HUNGARY.  Clean up crews work to hose down contaminated trees in the castle park that schoolchildren used to play in on November 20, 2010 in the aftermath of a toxic industrial accident on October 4, 2010 that resulted from a rupture in a reservoir containing toxic alumina sludge in nearby Ajka, Hungary that sent hazardous red sludge gushing through Devecser and several surrounding towns, killing ten, injuring hundreds and leaving several families homeless.

DEVECSER, HUNGARY. Clean up crews work to hose down contaminated trees in the castle park that schoolchildren used to play in on November 20, 2010 in the aftermath of a toxic industrial accident on October 4, 2010 that resulted from a rupture in a reservoir containing toxic alumina sludge in nearby Ajka, Hungary that sent hazardous red sludge gushing through Devecser and several surrounding towns, killing ten, injuring hundreds and leaving several families homeless.