Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Peruvian Government’s Response to Amazon Oil Spills: Promise High, Deliver Low

Amazon Watch

Across Peru, headlines have been dominated by the presidential elections. Deep in the Amazon, however, the ongoing trauma caused by oil pipeline spills seeps on. Almost three months following a 2,000-barrel spill in Chiriaco followed by another just days later near Mayuriaga, indigenous communities continue to confront the daily reality of poisoned water, fish and crops. More here.

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