Hungarian state seizes control of toxic sludge firm

The Hungarian parliament has passed a law putting aluminum company MAL under state control. The firm is allegedly responsible for the toxic sludge that burst from a reservoir at a plant in Ajka last week, causing major environmental damage.

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