India’s top court order revokes order to open Vedanta smelter

FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state

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Congo’s Virunga park reopens eight months after deadly ambush

FILE PHOTO: An endangered silverback mountain gorilla from the Nyakamwe-Bihango family feeds within the forest in Virunga national park near

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Global commodity traders to monitor deforestation in Brazil’s savannah

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Six major commodities traders, including Cargill Inc and Bunge Ltd, have agreed to a common mechanism to

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U.S. issues new rules requiring rail oil spill response plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday issued final rules requiring railroads to develop oil spill response plans

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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Peru’s environmental watchdog reports tailings spill from Southern Copper mine

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Peru’s environmental watchdog said on Sunday it was investigating a tailings spill from a unit of Southern

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