Tag: mud

Making the Invisible Seen: The Infrastructure of Modern Groundwater Governmentality in Taiwan

Ho Chun-Yi , September 7th, 2021


In 2009, the Taiwan High Speed Railway Company (THSR) claimed that severe land subsidence in Changhua and Yunlin counties was compromising and damaging the structural integrity of the…


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Red Sludge on the Blue Danube

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


In Almásfüzitő, a small factory settlement on the banks of the Danube, hazardous waste is being used to create a topsoil to cover solidified red sludge – residue…


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Red Mud, a Divided Settlement and the Toxic Waste Poisoning Hungary

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


Environmentalists, and the EU, have long voiced concern over a toxic waste site on the banks of the Danube in northern Hungary. So why do most locals living…


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