Petroperú confirms that there is a new oil spill in Loreto, making it the third major oil spill by Petroperú this year.
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.
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.
June 27, 2016
A new oil spill raised fears of a deterioration water pollution and fish on which depend indigenous peoples and coastal communities.