Second toxic spill feared as Hungarian reservoir wall cracks

Independent: The wall of a reservoir holding the remaining 500,000 cubic metres of toxic sludge at a Hungarian alumina plant has cracked and could soon break, unleashing a fresh corrosive torrent. The 715 residents of Kolontar, the first town in the path of any new spill, have been evacuated, and 5,400 people in Devecser have been told to pack belongings in a single bag and be ready to leave at a moment's notice. In a statement yesterday, the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, said: "Last ......

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