Environmental Law

A poster about the Brumadinho dam disaster hanging outside TUV SUD headquarters in Munich
Brumadinho dam disaster victims demand justice from TÜV SÜD
Victims of the Brumadinho disaster travelled to TÜV SÜD’s headquarters in Munich to demand justice.
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Mariana dam disaster aftermath
Court orders BHP CEO to hand over contract as new evidence reveals BHP's true involvement in Mariana dam disaster
A hearing in largest ever class action claim in English courts sees judge order mining giant to release documents it had been refusing to disclose.
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£3 billion lawsuit filed against Vale and Samarco over the Mariana dam disaster
The worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history has triggered a £3 billion lawsuit in the courts of the Netherlands.
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Mariana dam disaster
Mariana dam disaster damages: BHP and Vale ordered to pay billions
A Brazilian judge has ruled that mining companies BHP and Vale must pay billions in damages for the Mariana dam disaster.
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Five years on from the Brumadinho dam disaster
Five years ago, a dam collapsed in Brumadinho, Brazil. 272 people were killed when nearly 12 million cubic metres of toxic mud cascaded through local communities.
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Brumadinho dam disaster: Five years of injustice
Today marks five years since the Brumadinho dam collapsed and 272 were killed. On the anniversary, victims of the disaster share their personal stories.
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Repsol oil spill clear up
Two years on from the Ventanilla oil spill
Two years ago today, an immense oil spill occurred in Peru during the offloading of the oil from a tanker owned by Repsol.
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Repsol oil spill clear up
Pogust Goodhead takes action against Repsol in the Netherlands
Pogust Goodhead is taking action against oil firm Repsol over a huge oil spill that occurred just north of Lima, Peru.
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Top 20 cases of 2024 - The Lawyer
Pogust Goodhead included in The Lawyer's Top 20 cases of 2024
The Lawyer has listed our Mariana dam case against BHP as one of the top 20 cases in UK courts this year.
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Ford to face legal action over emissions scandal
The High Court has ruled that Ford will face legal action over their role in the emissions scandal.
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