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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Brazil’s Vale licenses to operate Laranjeiras dam, Jangada mine canceled

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Wednesday the state of Minas Gerais has canceled the licenses

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent

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Polar vortex makes U.S. Midwest colder than South Pole

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A torrent of polar air brought record-low temperatures to much of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday, making

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Brazil eyes management overhaul for Vale after deadly dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil’s government weighed pushing for a management overhaul at miner Vale SA on Monday as grief

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