U.S. issues new rules requiring rail oil spill response plans

FILE PHOTO: A crude oil train moves past the loading rack at the Eighty-Eight Oil LLC’s transloading facility in Ft.

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U.S. emergency-management chief Brock Long to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, Brock Long, said he would resign on Wednesday,

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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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Forest wildfire in New Zealand destroys homes, forces evacuation

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A bush fire on New Zealand’s South Island spread through thousands of hectares, destroying property and forcing

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent

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Brazilian anger unabated by Vale vows after dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Residents devastated by a mining dam burst in Brazil that may have killed more than 300

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Vale stock plunges after Brazil disaster; $19 billion in market cap erased

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA’s shares plunged on Monday, wiping out 71.34 billion reais ($18.96 billion) in

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