Annotated Bibliography-JT

Project Title:

The Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Rape and Pillaging of the Rainforest and Gross Negligence Against Latinos by a Multinational Corporation.

Sources:

Belo Horizonte, “Barragem da Vale se rompe em Brumadinho, MG,” last modified January 25, 2019, https://g1.globo.com/mg/minas-gerais/noticia/2019/01/25/bombeiros-e-defesa-civil-sao-mobilizados-para-chamada-de-rompimento-de-barragem-em-brumadinho-na-grande-bh.ghtml

This source is an on-line article which generally documents the disaster which took place on 25 January 2019 in Brumadinho, Brazil.

This on-line source provides me with general information on the different aspects of the Brumadinho Dam Disaster by outlining the background on the disaster, the collapse of the dam, as well as outlining the aftermath on the victims, the environment, its economic impact, and the reactions.

VDaniel Gallas, “Vale: The Pride of Brazil Becomes Its Most Hated Company,” last modified January 30, 2019, https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47056849

This source is an on-line article which generally documents the multinational corporation responsible for the Brumadinho Dam Disaster.

This on-line source provides me with general information on the corporation through a brief background, as well as its ownership structure, operations, logistics, a timeline describing major milestones, and a mention of the disasters for which the corporation has been responsible.

Daniel Gallas, “Vale: The Pride of Brazil Becomes Its Most Hated Company,” last modified January 30, 2019, https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47056849

This source is an on-line article which generally documents the engineering structure known as a tailing dam.

This on-line source provides me with general information on the engineering structure known as a tailing dam. It provides basic information on what it is, how and where it is used, concerns on these types of structures, and the environmental damage which usage of these dams cause whenever they fail and why.

Ryan Rifai, “Toxic Sludge Reaches Atlantic After Brazil Dam Burst,” last modified November 22, 2015, https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/11/22/toxic-sludge-reaches-atlantic-after-brazil-dams-burst

This source is an on-line article which generally documents another major dam disaster known as the Mariana Dam Disaster.

This on-line source source provides me with general information on the Mariana Dam Disaster, which is another disaster attributed to the multinational corporation responsible for the Brumadinho Dam Disaster. It provides relevant information because both of these dams were built using the same engineering technique, a tailings dam.