Pictures and video: See the river whi...

Pictures and video: See the river which has been turned Bright Orange by the floods

There are 4 comments on the Mirror.co.uk story from Feb 17, 2014, titled Pictures and video: See the river which has been turned Bright Orange by the floods. In it, Mirror.co.uk reports that:

It may offend your eyes, but the River Holme's bizarre coloration has been caused by nothing more sinister than deposits of natural earth pigment ochre from a disused mine.

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Marcavage s Trick

Philadelphia, PA

#1 Feb 17, 2014
"Disused mine" is not a phrase which normally calls to mind "environmentally innocuous."

Anyway, the effluvia looks like buffalo wing hot sauce and chicken expelled as diarrhea, and that's "natural." But not so nice.
That Chit Cray

Fort Worth, TX

#3 Feb 18, 2014
This river looks nice! I really hope that the mining company is not too inconvenienced by the orange river color.

Since: Aug 08

Buffalo, NY

#4 Feb 18, 2014
... i don't mine ... unless it is a political statement against turning the boston harbour green for st. paddys day ...

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Level 3

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#6 Feb 19, 2014
Irn Bru in raw form.

Anyone got a vodka to mix with it?

Have a nice day: Ag

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