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  1. Brazil City Seeks Sale Of State Water Company Sabesp

    12 Jul 2019- 10:59 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Yahoo News Shares of Sabesp rallied to a record high after Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria said privatizing the water utility is still the “best option” if Brazilian lawmakers approve a bill that faci ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:59

  2. Another Brazil Mine Tailings Dam Close To Collapse

    20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is pre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:34

  3. Brazil Court Allows Norsk Hydro To Resume Operations At World's Biggest Aluminum Production Facility After 2018 Water Contamination Event

    18 May 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELEM, Brazil A federal court in Brazil has lifted a production embargo on Norsk Hydro aluminum production activities at the Alunorte facility. Operations have been curtailed since May 2018 following an enviro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 11:06

  4. Brazil Cancels Another Climate Change Summit

    17 May 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Climate Change News Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host Latin America and Caribbean climate week, a key milestone leading up to the annual UN negotiations. The reversal comes months after Brazil backed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2019 - 12:39

  5. Brazil: Eight Former Environment Ministers Blast Bolsonaro's Water Policies

    10 May 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAOLO Merco Press Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's enviro ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2019 - 09:06

  6. Water Disputes, Land Conflicts On The Rise In Brazil

    22 Apr 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Info RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 04/22/2019 - 08:42

  7. Institutional Investors Demand Transparency On Mine Tailings Storage, 45 Days For Miners To Respond

    7 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Ninety-six institutional investors, representing $10.3 Trillion USD in assets under management, have sent an urgent letter to 683 listed mining companies requesting full disclosure on tai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 08:23

  8. New Development Bank Outlines Plans To Boost Loans, Increase Impact of Investment

    4 Apr 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced plans to double its loan book to $16 Billion USD. Established in 2014 to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:54

  9. Another Brazil Dam In Imminent Danger Of Collapse, Evacuations Ordered

    25 Mar 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAOLO, Brazil Communities in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate after independent auditors found that another dam, Sul Seprior, operated by mining giant Vale, SA ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 09:22

  10. Brazil Dam Disaster: 180 Dead, 120 Missing. Mining Company CEO, Senior Executives Resign

    5 Mar 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO Paolo, Brazil The CEO of the world's biggest iron-ore mining company has stepped down after Brazilian prosecutors and police demanded resignations in the wake of January's Brumadinho mine tailings ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:17

  11. Three Hundred Died: Iron Ore Mining Giant Knew The Dam Was Troubled. Industry Group To Develop International Standard For Mine Tailings Facilities

    28 Feb 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil A manager at the world's largest iron ore mining company is reported to have told authorities that the corporate's executive board knew there had been a "decrease in security&qu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/28/2019 - 06:40

  12. Brazil Dam Disaster: Minas Gerais State Files Class Action Suit Against Mining Giant

    13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 06:58

  13. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Death Toll Rises; Operator's Share Price Drops; Fears Of Downstream Health Crisis; Was There A Previous Leak in 2018?

    6 Feb 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil As the death-toll rises to at least 142, with 199 still missing following the January 25 collapse of the Brumadinho Dam in Brazil, reports have emerged of weaknesses in the structure being iden ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2019 - 12:37

  14. Another Brazil Mine Dam Collapses, Disaster Unfolds: Breaking News

    25 Jan 2019- 19:37 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA It is being reported that att least 200 people are missing after another dam burst at a Brazilian mine and caused severe flooding in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, CNN reports. Aerial footage fro ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/25/2019 - 19:47

  15. Desal Will Help ArcelorMittal Adapt To Climate Change In Eastern Brazil

    21 Jan 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world’s biggest steelmaker is to build a seawater desalination plant in Eastern Brazil to safeguard steel production which has been hit by water shortages in recent years, attributed by th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2019 - 08:05

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