Governador Valadares


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Governador Valadares

Governador Valadares Press

Indigenous people at BHP and Vale trial fighting for justice over Mariana dam disaster
Vale denied by Court of Appeal
Vale has failed in its attempt to appeal a decision which could see it held liable for damages over the Mariana dam disaster.
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A cemetery on the Krenak Indigenous Land in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The Guardian: ‘Mariana survivors face ill health, lost culture and a long wait for justice’ 
This week, The Guardian published a feature on the eighth anniversary of the Mariana dam disaster, delving into the environmental, social and economic...
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8 Year Wait
Eight years on from the Mariana dam disaster
Today marks eight years since the Mariana dam collapsed in Brazil.
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Governador Valadares Team

Vitoria Macedo
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Rodolfo Fonseca
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Camila Lang
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Rodrigo Miranda
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Governador Valadares Cases

Mariana Dam, Brazil
Mariana Dam Disaster
The worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history has triggered one of the biggest legal claims ever filed in the Courts of England and Wales: the Mariana...
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Brumadinho Dam
Brumadinho Dam Disaster
After the Mariana dam disaster in 2015, officials vowed ‘never again’. However, in January 2019, just three years later, a mining disaster struck once...
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Mariana Dam Disaster - Netherlands Claim
We have filed a claim against Vale SA and Samarco Iron Ore Europe BV in the Netherlands for their role in the Mariana dam disaster.
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Governador Valadares Results

Mariana Dam Disaster 2022 Judgment
In July 2022, over 200,000 victims of the Mariana dam disaster celebrated a landmark ruling that will see FTSE 100 mining giant BHP finally face their...
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Barcarena Toxic Waste Pollution
In a judgment handed down by the Court of Rotterdam, Pogust Goodhead was successful in securing the jurisdiction of the Dutch courts in our claim against...
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Maceió Salt Mine Damage
In September 2022, people from communities that were lost to damage caused by salt mines in Northern Brazil celebrated after securing the right to sue...
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