Police officers are seen after a dam, owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA, burst in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil January 25, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Brazil’s Vale hit with first fine over dam disaster

  • US$66.5 million fine levied against company by the government’s environmental protection agency Ibama
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Police officers are seen after a dam, owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA, burst in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil January 25, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Rescue crews at the site of a burst dam administered by miner Vale SA in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Hopes fade of finding more survivors after Brazilian dam collapse that left 9 dead, 300 missing

  • Parts of the city of Brumadinho were evacuated
  • Environmental groups said the latest spill underscored a lack of regulation
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Rescue crews at the site of a burst dam administered by miner Vale SA in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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