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Industrial Scars: Aerial Photography of the Places Polluted By Modern Industry

J. Henry Fair – American photographer, an active environmentalist – was busy investigating the damage cause to our environment by modern society. His project “Industrial scars” contains images of the most disasterous cases of environmental pollution caused by modern industry. Currently he is trying to make people more aware about this issue by promoting his project. You can view some of the images from his project below.

1Fort McMurray, Canada, 2009. Here is the high altitude reservoir for oil sands processing.

2Paynvil, South Carolina, USA, 2009. The power plant flushes toxic waste generated in the course of its work.

3Luling, Louisiana, USA, 2010. The results of the plant producing herbicides.

4Gulf of Mexico, USA, 2010. An oil spill caused by the explosion of semi-submersible oil rig drilling ultradeep Deepwater Horizon.The explosion caused one of the largest environmental disasters in the world.

5Lakeland, Florida, USA, 2007. The view from the heights on the field of phosphates.

6Lauzitts, Germany, 2010. Toxic effluents of coal power plants.

7Moncks Corner, South Carolina, 2009. The results of yet another coal-fired power.

8Canadice, South Carolina, 2009. Discounted waste coal power plant.

9Fort McMurray, Canada, 2009 Canadian oil sands, where oil is.

10Darrow, Louisiana, December 2005. Aluminum plant flushes waste from the processing of bauxite.


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