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.
Assessment and Environmental Control Agency fined almost $ 7 million to Pluspetrol Norte for polluting and disappear the Snashococha lagoon in Loreto.
Ombudsman recalled the state’s duty to protect the fundamental rights of indigenous peoples in isolation and initial contact.
The government declared an emergency after confirming that many cases of environmental pollution in the region were not restored promptly by Pluspetrol and other oil companies.