BRIEF-Brazil Vale to show settlement best for clean-up of Samarco spill

viernes 1 de julio de 2016 12:01 GYT

July 1 (Reuters) - Vale Sa :

* Brazil's Vale said in a statement it aims to demonstrate to courts that the settlement agreed with the government in March is the best option for repairing damage from the Samarco tailings dam disaster

* The settlement was ratified in May but that decision was suspended on Friday after an appeal from prosecutors

* Samarco is a joint venture between Vale and BHP Billiton

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