Dec 07, 2015

Petition · Retract the Honorary PhD to CEO of Mining Company Responsible for Brazil's Toxic Mud Flow · Change.org

Over 50 millions tons of iron ore waste containing high levels of heavy metals and toxic chemicals (equivalent of 20,000 Olympic swimming pools of toxic mud waste) have contaminated the whole River Doce Basin in the State of Minas Gerais. The toxic mud has now reached the Atlantic ocean via the coast of the State of Espírito Santo, leaving at least 11 dead, several missing, contaminated drinking...

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