Environmental Law

Mariana fishing before the dam collapse
Mariana dam disaster claim update: High Court reject Vale’s bid to block BHP lawsuit 
In the most recent case advancement, Vale has lost its bid to block BHP’s request to share any potential liability in the Mariana dam disaster claim. The...
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Indigenous people at BHP and Vale trial fighting for justice over Mariana dam disaster
Victims of Mariana dam disaster travel to UK to continue fight for justice
BHP was in court against co-owners Vale, trying to shirk their responsibility over the Mariana dam disaster. As BHP attempted to shift the blame, members...
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Pogust Goodhead returns to court in our long-running claim against BHP
Pogust Goodhead was back in court on 29 and 30 March in our case against BHP, the largest class action in the world. We are continuing to fight for justice...
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BHP bill for Brazilian dam collapse increases to £36BN in world’s largest class action 
The mining giant BHP faces the world’s largest class action after more than half a million new claimants joined the fight for justice for Brazil’s...
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Trail of devastation surrounding Norsk Hydro aluminium refinery
After following our case against Norsk Hydro for several months, Bloomberg journalist Sheridan Prasso has produced a feature-length article and podcast...
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Four-year anniversary of Brumadinho dam Collapse
It has now been four years since the Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil, and justice has still not been served. The disaster caused the deaths...
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Global COO visits the Patxós indigenous community in Minas Gerais
Yesterday, our Global COO, Alicia Alinia, visited the Pataxós Indigenous Community in Minas Gerais, Brazil, to meet those affected by the Mariana dam disaster in...
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Pogust Goodhead continue long running battle with BHP over Mariana dam disaster
The Pogust Goodhead team were in court in December to continue our long running battle against BHP over the Mariana dam disaster, Brazil’s...
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Pogust Goodhead secure jurisdiction of dutch courts in claim against Norsk Hydro
Today, in a judgment just handed down by the Court of Rotterdam, Pogust Goodhead has been successful in securing the jurisdiction of the Dutch courts in...
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Victims of Brazil’s ‘sinking city’ receive positive news to have case heard in the Netherlands
People from communities that were lost to damage caused by salt mines in Northern Brazil are celebrating after securing the right to sue petrochemical...
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