In this photo taken Oct. 8, 2010, red dust covers the ground and buildings around the Alcoa alumina plant in Point Comfort, Texas along Lavaca Bay. The red dust is the waste left after alumina is ... more 
In this photo taken Oct. 8, 2010, red dust covers the ground and buildings around the Alcoa alumina plant in Point Comfort, Texas along Lavaca Bay. The red dust is the waste left after alumina is extracted from bauxite ore, according to experts it is unclear whether the red dust is harmful to health. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Pat Sullivan
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 4:13 AM EDT