Friday, November 4, 2011

Environmental Scars

Environmental Scars is a project by the U.S. photographer J. Henry Fair who spent over five years taking pictures of industrial scars and toxic waste.


A plume of foam in bauxite waste at an aluminum manufacturing plant. Darrow, Louisiana, USA, 2005.


The inside of a holding tank at an oil sands upgrader facility. Fort McMurray, Canada, 2009.


Toxic waste at a coal power station. Pineville, South Carolina, USA, 2009.


Herbicide manufacturing plant. Luling, Louisiana, 2010.


Oil from BP Deepwater Horizon spill on the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico, USA, 2010.


Outlet pipe from phosphate waste impoundment. Lakeland, Florida, 2007.


Waste pond near brown coal-fired power station. Lausitz, Germany, 2008.


Patterns in waste ash at coal - fired electrical generation station. Moncks Corner, South Carolina, 2009.


Coal ash waste at electricity generation station. Canadys, South Carolina, 2009.


Sulphur stacks at an oil sands upgrader facility. Fort McMurrary, Canada, 2009.

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