Latest update: 18/10/2010
- environment - Europe - European Union - Finland - Hungary - pollution
Toxic sludge: what lessons?
As the death toll from the Hungarian sludge keeps rising, environmentalists have warned that there are dozens of other "ticking toxic time bombs" in the region. The recent accident has once again highlighted the danger posed by obsolete heavy industrial plants inherited from the Communist era.
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
Presented by Christophe Robeet
Programme prepared by Soumaya Benaissa