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Reflorestamento de áreas atingidas em Mariana
Justice

Prosecutors push to have Mariana victims get $465 mi in compensation

As per estimates from the state’s Prosecution Service, less than 30 percent of the victims have been compensated. The dam collapse caused a wave of sludge that swept over a number of municipalities in Minas Gerais and its neighboring state Espírito Santo through the Doce river basin. Furthermore, 19 people died.

Rompimento de barragem no distrito de Bento Rodrigues, zona rural de Mariana, em Minas Gerais
Justice

BHP Billiton challenges Mariana collapse dam case in UK

BHP Billiton, the British-Australian mining company being sued in the UK over the tragedy in Mariana, Minas Gerais, is challenging the jurisdiction of the British courts moving ahead with the case. The matter is expected to be discussed at a hearing on June 9, 2020.

General

Compensation deal signed over tragedy in Mariana

Nearly three years after the burst of the Fundão dam, in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, mining giant Samarco and state prosecutors signed a deal ensuring compensation for the people affected by the tragedy.