Reuters reveals Brazil prosecutor aims to charge Vale over mining waste dam disaster - Reuters News Agency

Reuters reveals Brazil prosecutor aims to charge Vale over mining waste dam disaster

Reuters reported exclusively that a Brazilian state prosecutor expects to bring criminal charges soon against miner Vale over a mining waste dam collapse that killed at least 259 people, even as the prosecutor’s federal counterpart continues to investigate the case. Andressa de Oliveira Lanchotti, coordinator for the task force of state prosecutors investigating the disaster, told Reuters they expect to indict 15 to 20 people, including executives from Vale and employees from German inspection firm TÃœV SÃœD – as well as the companies themselves.

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