When a dam in January collapsed in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil left off the 12 million cubic meters of sludge out of an area of 290 hectares. 270 people died or has not been seen since.
Prior to the accident detained the company Vale, which drives the dam, signs of danger from the authorities. It has Mineralstyrelsen in Brazil, ANM, concluded in a report that is put forth on Tuesday.
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- If the ANM had received the correct information, could the agency have taken preventive actions and forced the company (Vale) to take action to avoid this catastrophe, write the NOTE in a statement.
Vale has already been sentenced to pay 19 billion dollars in damages. But THERE's fund will now be sent to a prosecutor, to investigate whether additional requirements should be raised, writes the news agency Reuters.
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the Report from the ANM comes on the fourth anniversary of another collapse of a dam operated by Vale. At the time of the dead 19 people when a dam in a different place in Minas Gerais, leaked toxic waste water down in a dalområde and out in the Atlantic ocean.
Photo Everything shook and I saw the big trees and the people who just disappeared during the muddermasserne