The production of petroleum, of metals, and of fertilizer—seen here—result in polluted runoff that, when captured in the right moment, are as beautiful as they are troubling.
Photographer J Henry Fair has captured these moments for his new book The Day After Tomorrow and to open viewers to a vision of a cleaner future.
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Photo credit: © J Henry Fair 2011 / J Henry Fair's book, The Day After Tomorrow: Images of Our Earth in Crisis, published by powerHouse Books, is currently available for purchase. For more information, please visit www.industrialscars.com.