Indonesia: Muddy Hell by Chris Stowers

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Former resident of Kedung Bendoh village digging in the ruins of his old home. Since May 2006, more than 10,000 people in the Porong subdistrict of Sidoarjo have been displaced by hot mud flowing from a natural gas well that was being drilled by the oil company Lapindo Brantas. The torrent of mud - up to 125,000 cubic metres per day - continued to flow three years later.