Brazil’s Looming Wet Season Poses New Samarco Risks, BHP Warns

  • Potential for further release of tailings material amid rain
  • Samarco venture named in more than 23,000 small claims: BHP

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest miner, warns Brazil’s impending wet season may result in further environmental damage due to the failed Samarco dam, carrying the risk of new fines and legal claims.

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