The Samarco mining company has agreed to pay 6.2 billion dollars in damages for what is considered the worst environmental disaster in Brazil's history. Will the company's executives be convicted of murder for the resulting deaths of 19 Brazilians?
One year ago, the greatest environmental disaster in Brazil's history destroyed landscapes and lifestyles, and separated families in Mariana. Has the tragedy been overcome? DW finds out.
The owners of an iron ore mine in Brazil have settled with the government for a deadly dam spill. The toxic flood was the country's worst environmental disaster, polluted waterways and left 17 people dead.
Experts say Brazil's Rio Doce region will take decades to recover, after 2015's devastating mine waste spill. Fishermen face an uncertain future, while the potential for further accidents looms.
A court has blocked the Brazilian assets of mining giants Vale and BHP Billiton to ensure they pay for damage of a deadly toxic discharge that buried villages. The spill caused Brazil's worst environmental disaster.
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