Brazil Prosecutor Files Civil Claim Against Samarco, Vale, BHP

  • Samarco opted not to sign Commitment Agreement: statement
  • Samarco set aside $260 million to fund emergency measures

A Brazilian prosecutor has filed a civil action against Samarco Mineracao SA and the joint venture’s owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd. to ensure the rights of victims of a Nov. 5 dam accident are respected.

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