RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The London Court of Appeal on Tuesday (27) agreed to reopen a US$7 billion lawsuit against Anglo-Australian mining company BHP over a dam that burst in Mariana (MG) in 2015, which caused the biggest environmental disaster in Brazil's history.
A group made up of some 200,000 Brazilian claimants had been trying to resurrect the £5 billion (US$6.9 billion) lawsuit filed in England against BHP since a lower court stayed the action in November, alleging procedural defects, and a Court of Appeals judge upheld the decision.
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