Prosecutors seek $13 billion from Vale for environmental restoration

SAO PAULO – Brazilian prosecutors requested that mining company Vale SA be ordered to guarantee funds of 50 billion reais ($13.10 billion) for environmental recovery efforts after the January dam disaster, they said in a statement on Friday.

($1 = 3.8180 reais)

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

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