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Aluminum plant disaster-Hungary (2010). BY Max Zid. Effect . At least nine people died, and 122 people were injured the northwestern corner of the dam of reservoir no. 10 collapsed The Ajka alumina sludge spill was an industrial accident. The red mud.

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effect
Effect
  • At least nine people died, and 122 people were injured
  • the northwestern corner of the dam of reservoir no. 10 collapsed
  • The Ajka alumina sludge spill was an industrial accident
the red mud
The red mud
  • The red mud involved in the accident is a waste product of Bayer process which refines bauxite into alumina, form of aluminum oxide
  • The wave of mud flooded streets in Kolontár, where four people were confirmed dead, and Devecser, where the flow was powerful enough to move cars and vans
containment and cleanup
Containment and cleanup
  • contamination of Hungary\'s waterways
  • river runs through the affected area, and emergency workers were pouring tonnes of plaster into the waterway to try to bind the sludge and prevent it from continuing downstream
  • Environmental State Secretary ZoltánIllés ordered the suspension of the alumina production at the plant and the reconstruction of the dam
  • The plant opened 11 days after the disaster
work cited
Work Cited
  • http://seerpress.com/fears-of-further-red-sludge
  • http://www.canada.com/news/country/Hungary
  • http://unsdihu.blogspot.com/2010/10/
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