The song deals with an accident near Baia Mare, in Romania, which occurred on 30 January 2000.
Extremely heavy rainfall on 30 January caused a dam to breach, causing 100,000 m³ of water to flood a goldmine and carry with it approx. 100 tons of heavy metals and sodium cyanide into the nearby river Danube (Donau in German). The poison was carried along the river, causing havoc in several countries: drinking water became poisoned, and people fled the rivers… read more
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