You are watching videos of the ArcelorMittal Sulfur Dioxide Spill from Cleveland, Ohio, on surface of Lake Erie

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 05/22/2010 - 07:38.

Short realNEO ambient music video, filmed in the Cleveland Flats, of pollution from the Arcelor Mittal Cleveland Works steel mill, in the Cuyahoga River Valley, Cleveland, Ohio - this is Cleveland and Cuyahoga County’s biggest polluter. The video image track was turned upside-down in production. In the background is playing the opening chords of "Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Part 1", by Pink Floyd.

realNEO ambient music 4: Shine On You Crazy Diamond Part 1, 1

    Starring    Arcelor-Mittal
        Cleveland Works
        Mutant birds
        The following pollution:

1,355,080 pounds of particle pollution,
1,781,800 pounds of sulfur dioxide,
3,637,640 pounds of nitrogen oxides,
37,047,800 pounds of carbon monoxide,
194,760 pounds of organic chemicals.
23,576 pounds of zinc,
3,246 pounds of manganese,
1,396 pounds of hydrochloric acid,
363 pounds of lead,
99 pounds of vanadium,
72 pounds of chromium,
40 pounds of copper,
33 pounds of barium,
22 pounds of cadmium,
08 pounds of mercury
...  dumped into Cleveland’s air in 2006
...  probably higher levels in 2010

"Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Part 1"
begins in the background

    Producer    Norm Roulet
    Location    Bowels of The Flats
        by ArcelorMittal
        Cleveland, Ohio, realNEO
    Date    2010-01-06
    Time    11 AM
    Format    1080i upside-down
    Camera    Panasonic AG-HMC40PU


Arcelor Mittal Cleveland Works steel mill and production facilities, in the Flats, on the Cuyahoga River, polluting Cleveland on January 2, 2010, and every day. Filmed from the yard of a home on the ridge bordering the Flats, where the residents are certainly directly harmed by this pollution. The tip of the Terminal Tower on Public Square in Downtown Cleveland is visible in center.

Title: realNEO Ambient 6: 2010-01-02; 13:30: Cleveland Under Mittal Skies 1
Producer: Norm Roulet
Location: Cuyahoga River Valley; The Flats, Cleveland, Ohio
Date: 2010 - 01 - 02
Time: 1:30 pm
Format: 1080p
Camera: Panasonic AG-HMC40P

Tags: Arcelor Mittal Cleveland Works steel mill Cuyahoga River Flats pollution Terminal Tower Public Square Downtown


Night views of Cleveland Flats, Cuyahoga River wildlife and industry, and Arcelor-Mittal Cleveland Works steel mill and processing plant, in Cleveland, Ohio

Title: realNEO Ambient 9: 2010-01-02;  20:00: Cuyahoga River Burning
Producer: Norm Roulet
Location: Cuyahoga River, the Flats, Cleveland, Ohio, realNEO
Date: 2010 - 01 - 03
Time: 7:30 pm
Format: 1080p
Camera: Panasonic AG-HMC40P

Similar environmental disaster, underwater

gross disaster

in the air and underwater both.

We have met the enemy and he is us ...

I know that Walt Kelly, Pogo comic creator was not referring to man's destruction of the environment when he wrote that famous line but, looking at these videos, I can't think of a more appropriate quote. And we are worried about Muslim terrorists doing us in?

Interestingly Kelly was twisting a statement made by Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry during the Battle of Lake Erie.



  Just a reminder--that in a few weeks--the Cleveland Metropolitan School District will close schools in neighborhoods already reeling from the effects of massive greed and corruption. 

Cleveland Area History has cataloged these buildings.

The most depressing site in NEO history

The most depressing site in NEO history... Cleveland Area History

Still mourning Rozelle - can't seem to care about any of the others any more.

Disrupt IT


The Political Gangster

                                                Like I said before you guys, if no one will speak up and fight for anything we are lost!! you two and myself are really the only ones I've heard speak about this. everyone else is lagging back so far their not even just complaining anymore, nothing. And not only the Schools being closed, what about the students? the babies that have to go to School with the older children . The mix is going to be bad!!!! No one cares they just sit back and watch bad things happen. I feel sad about the 8,9,and 10 year old children being mixed with the 13,14,and 15year old childrenBAAAAAAAAAD!!! Our leaders are not good people their killing us for free. BUT! I'm up for a fight to save anything because there is corrupt and there is death and corrupt, which one will take us under?