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Brazil: Greenpeace’s video on the mud’s descent to the ocean from mine's dams collapse

“Dam collapse creates environmental disaster in Brazil”, 18 November 2015

On November 5, 2015, two dams holding millions of cubic meters of mining waste gave way – launching one of the worst environmental disasters in Brazilian history. Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse.

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Brazil: Government to sue BHP and Vale over dam disaster that caused deaths & environmental destruction

BHP & Vale lawsuit (re dam collapse in Brazil, filed in Brazil)