Anglo American fined $21 million for Brazil pipeline leaks

From Reuters - April 10, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazils environmental regulator Ibama fined Anglo American Plc 72 million reais ($21.1 million) for two leaks in the pipeline transporting iron ore from its Minas Gerais mine to port in Rio de Janeiro state, the watchdog said on Tuesday.

Ibama ordered Anglo American to halt mining operations after the leaks, which took place on March 12 and 29, the regulator said in a statement.


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