Operations by gas consortium in Amazon reserve for vulnerable indigenous peoples met with legal action.
The Peruvian government has approved plans for gas company Pluspetrol to move deeper into the buffer zone of the Manu National Park in the Amazon rainforest.
The project had been denied so far by the potential impact of work on isolated indigenous tribes. The Argentine oil company may start operating in three months.
Project would be about to be approved after the January 13, 2014 Pluspetrol responded to the last three “observations” pending.
Ombudsman recalled the state’s duty to protect the fundamental rights of indigenous peoples in isolation and initial contact.
Technical opinion for resolution would not adequately reviewed all information that supported the EIS.
Natives of the Nahua-Nanti Kagapakori reserve showed their opposition to the expansion of the gas project that will cause damage.