The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
  • The Day After Tomorrow

    The Day After Tomorrow is a book of images that shows environmental crisis spots around the globe.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
  • The Day After Tomorrow

    Washing phosphate rocks after excavation involves processing them with acid to change the insoluble phosphate into phosphoric acid. The process generates five parts waste for one part fertilizer, and concentrates the naturally occurring uranium and radium. Here, waste water is shown in Bartow, Florida.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    Rainwater collects in this waste area in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from the site of an abandoned aluminum plant.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    This picture from Wauchula, Florida, shows containment impoundments where the liquids and solids are separated after phosphate is washed after extraction. The green color is presumably algae. The red "barrels" are floats to suspend the hose on top of the liquid.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    Zug Island, Michigan. A waste pit can be seen near a Detroit auto factory.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    Tremendous amounts of "red mud" bauxite waste are produced through the smelting of aluminum, (which contains many contaminants, heavy metals, and impurities). This site in Darrow, Louisiana shows machine tracks, the result of a raking process to separate solids from the water.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    Aerial shot of the BP Texas City Refinery in Texas City, Texas
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    Effluent from fertilizer production are pumped into this "gyp stack" in Geismar, Louisiana. The solid gypsum is scooped out by excavators and spread on an impoundment to build it up and allow for higher capacity. Five pounds of waste are produced for every pound of fertilizer.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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    Coal must be washed with water and processed with a variety of chemicals before it is used. This creates a slurry which is stored in temporary earthen dams across the end of a valley called impoundments, like this one in Coal River Mountain, West Virginia.
    The Day After Tomorrow by J Henry Fair, published by powerHouse Books
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