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Prosecutors seek 50 billion reais from Vale for environmental restoration

Prosecutors seek 50 billion reais from Vale for environmental restoration
FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves/File Photo   -   Copyright  Washington Alves(Reuters)
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SAOPAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors requested that mining company Vale SA be ordered to guarantee funds of 50 billion reais (£9.8 billion) for environmental recovery efforts after a January dam disaster, they said in a statement on Friday.

(Reporting by Marta Nogueira and Marcelo Teixeira; Editing by Christian Plumb)

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