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Court Orders Vale To Stop Using Tailings Dams As Death Toll Climbs Above 120

As more bodies are found and about 200 more are feared buried beneath yards of sludge, a Brazilian judge ruled that the mining giant must refrain from disposing chemical waste at eight of its dams.
Rescue teams paid homage to the victims of the rupture of the Córrego do Feijão dam in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Feb. 1. As of Monday, 121 were reported dead, another 205 were still missing. Source: Barcroft Media via Getty Images

A Brazilian state court has Vale SA to refrain from disposing of tailings at eight of its dams, in the wake of the environmental disaster last month, which spilled 3 billion gallons of mining waste, obliterated a town, killed more than 120 people and has likely buried another 200 people under

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