Dust from Hungarian mud spill a big health risk: Greenpeace

AFP: The dust produced by a toxic red sludge that swept over several villages in western Hungary poses a huge health risk, the environmental group Greenpeace warned Friday after an analysis of the mud. A study for Greenpeace by the University of Vienna's physiographic laboratory found that the mud produced very fine dust particles measuring less than two micrometres (two-thousandth of a millimetre). If the sludge dries out and is converted to dust, this will pose a huge health risk, ......

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