Exclusive: Brazil Prosecutor Aims to Charge Vale Within Days Over Mining Waste Dam Disaster
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) - A Brazilian state prosecutor expects to bring criminal charges "in the next few days" against miner Vale VALE3.SA over a mining waste dam collapse that killed at least 259 people, even as the prosecutor's federal counterpart continues to investigate the case.
Nogueira, M., and C. Plumb. 2020. Exclusive: Brazil prosecutor aims to charge Vale within days over mining waste dam disaster. Reuters, 8 January.
Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions
The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmatic Agreement Info
To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.
To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.