#Brazil’s prosecutors hit #Vale, #BHP with $44 billion civil lawsuit for dam collapse

Mining companies #Vale SA and #BHP #Billiton  were hit with a 155 billion-real ($43.5 billion) civil lawsuit for the collapse of a dam at a mine last year that killed 19 people and caused damage that prosecutors said was comparable to #BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of #Mexico.

Read more at: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-damburst-prosecutors-idUSKCN0XU2AH

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