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  1. UPDATED: Brumadinho Disaster: Sixteen Charged With Homicide, Environmental Crimes

    21 Jan 2020- 08:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRASILIA, Brazil This article was updated 22 January. Sixteen executives were charged with homicide and environmental crimes 21 January by Brazilian prosecutors a year after the Brumadinho dam disaster that kill ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:13

  2. 'The Sea of Minas' Reappears After Drought and Should Attract Many Summer Tourists

    1 Nov 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report BELO HORIZONTE Flora de Sao Paulo As the water is returning to the Furnas lagoon, whose waters reach 34 cities of the state of Minas Gerais, it is now helping the recovery of a sector that suffered a lot with the dr ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 07:29

  3. Brazilian Court Suspends Environmental License for Samarco Mine

    25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil A Brazilian court has temporarily suspended all environmental licenses for Samarco’s Germano iron ore complex in Minas Gerais state. The mine was the site of a massive tailings dam burst ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2016 - 10:54

  4. Minas Gerais Officials Knew About Risks From Samarco Mine: Report

    27 Jul 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil The government of Brazil’s Minas Gerais state may have been aware of the issues Samarco's iron ore mine that led to a catastrophic tailings dam burst last November, according to doc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2016 - 10:06

  5. Samarco Must Stop Tailings Leaks Before It Can Restart Operations: Environmental Officials

    7 Apr 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Mining company Samarco Mineração SA must halt ongoing tailings leaks before it can resume operations at its iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, Brazilian environmental officials said this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2016 - 10:53

  6. BHP Billiton Prepares for Reopening of Samarco Mine in Brazil

    5 Apr 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Australian miner BHP Billiton has tripled its staff in Brazil in anticipation of resuming operations at the Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state, which it co-owns with Brazilian mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/05/2016 - 10:12

  7. Samarco Moves to Reopen Iron Ore Mine in Wake of Tailings Dam Disaster

    11 Mar 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Four months after a deadly tailings dam breach killed 18 people and caused hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of damage, mining company Samarco is taking steps to reopen its iron ore ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2016 - 11:20

  8. Minas Gerais Judge Freezes Miners’ Assets to Cover Damages in Tailings Dam Disaster

    12 Feb 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil A judge in Brazil's Minas Gerais state this week ordered $118 million USD worth of mining company Vale SA’s assets and $455,000 USD of BHP Billiton assets frozen, to ensure payment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2016 - 10:10

  9. Brazilian Police Could Charge Samarco Executives With Homicide in Tailings Dam Disaster

    8 Feb 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARIANA, Brazil Brazilian police have sufficient evidence to charge executives of mining company Samarco with homicide for the tailings dam breach at a Minas Gerais iron ore mine last November, which killed 17 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:28

  10. Minas Gerais Prosecutors File $1.25 Billion Lawsuit Against Samarco

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Prosecutors from Brazil’s Minas Gerais state this week filed a $1.25 billion USD lawsuit against mining company Samarco, its controlling shareholders, and its co-owners, BHP Billiton and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 10:51

  11. Brazil to Provide Aid, Irrigation Technology in Drought-Stricken Minas Gerais State

    20 Sep 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil The government of Brazil is providing new irrigation systems for farmers in drought-stricken Minas Gerais state. Last week the government pledged $3.6 million USD for agricultural produc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2013 - 10:00

  12. Brazilian Utility to Invest $449 Million in Infrastructure


    Local Press Report - 05/09/2013 - 10:18

  13. Brazilian Utility Expands Water Supply Project


    Local Press Report - 04/22/2013 - 10:25

  14. Veolia Wins Contract to Assess Vallourec's Water Footprint

    20 Sep 2012- 09:24 by Local Press Report BELO HORIZONTE Bloomberg Vallourec SA (VK), a steel pipe producer for the energy industry, awarded Veolia Environnement SA (VIE) a contract to audit the “water footprint” of its biggest production plants from Franc ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  15. Eight Small Water Supply Systems Inaugurated in Matola


    Local Press Report - 05/17/2013 - 17:41