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Minas Gerais Officials Knew About Risks From Samarco Mine: Report

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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 documents obtained by Brazilian daily Folha de Sao Paulo.