#BHP, #Vale face $7bn #Brazilian lawsuit over dam burst

The #Brazilian Government is planning to sue #BHP #Billiton and its partner #Vale for more than $7 billion over the deadly collapse of a mine dam.

The Brazilian Government is expected to file a civil suit today demanding $20 billion reais ($7.4 billion) in damages over the #Samarco mine disaster, Brazil’s Attorney General’s office said late on Friday.

Read more at: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/bhp-vale-face-7bn-brazilian-lawsuit-over-dam-burst/news-story/20daa8f8e1a0adae9bebfa20bd2dce4d

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