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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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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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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Nearly 24,000 ordered to evacuate after Brazil dam burst, 250 missing

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Firefighters on Sunday called for the evacuation of some 24,000 people from the Brazilian town hit

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Sixteen coal ash pits contaminating Texas groundwater: report

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, into groundwater,

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Trump nominates acting EPA head, an ex-coal lobbyist, to run agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler to run the agency permanently,

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