Vale indicted for environmental crimes in deadly dam disaster

Bloomberg News | November 26, 2021 | 12:01 pm
Brazil’s Federal Police indicted Vale SA and German safety auditing firm TUEV SUED AG for environmental crimes in a deadly dam collapse that buried a rural village and spread mining waste in the area.

The two companies were charged with several crimes against animal life, flora, water resources, and other counts of pollution, while 19 consultants, engineers, managers and directors were also indicted for the deaths of 270 people, the Federal Police said in a statement Friday...