Story shows the devastation caused by oil activity in the basins of the Pastaza, Corrientes and Tigre rivers in the Peruvian Amazon.
Loreto: lake affected by Pluspetrol still has oil residue
November 28, 2013
Assessment and Environmental Control Agency fined almost $ 7 million to Pluspetrol Norte for polluting and disappear the Snashococha lagoon in Loreto.
Health officials in Peru: oil spill cleanup workers face ‘poisoning and burns’
June 28, 2016
Workers trying to clean up the oil spill of June 25 in Loreto lacked the equipment to clean up safely. The oil spill threatens the vulnerable community of Barranca which lacks safe drinking water and electricity.
Oil spill in Peru: There were pumping oil in pipeline despite the prohibition
July 7, 2016
The head of Peru’s Ministry of the Environment, Pulgar-Vidal, reveals that the oil spill of June 24 in Loreto was from a pipe that was pumping oil despite the fact that there was a ban.