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  • 5 Feb 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon are planning to file a complaint against state-owned oil company Petroperu over a crude oil spill late last month. Edwin Montenegro, president of the Regional Organization of Indigenous Peoples of
  • 3 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Members of Peru’s indigenous Achuar community seized oil wells in the country’s northern Loreto region this week to pressure the government to compensate them for pollution caused by the petroleum operations on their lands.  The protesters
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru It will cost $1 billion USD over the next five years to clean up and restore the Rimac River, according to the head of Peru’s National Water Authority (ANA). The Rimac, one of three major river basins that provide water supply to the capital,
  • 27 Jan 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government has announced plans to begin using seawater from the Pacific Ocean as an alternative source of drinking water. According to state-controlled water utility SEDAPAL, the plans include construction of a desalination plant
  • 11 Jul 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Efforts to clean up the Petroecuador oil spill in Ecuador’s Amazon region are continuing, with the National Secretary of Risk Management reporting this week that it has delivered a total of 190 55-gallon water tanks to communities in
  • Peru’s Superior Court of Justice has rejected a lawsuit filed by water company EPS against tin and copper miner MINSUR over alleged pollution of the Uchusuma River, the main irrigation and drinking water source in the country’s Tacna region.
  • 26 Apr 2012- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, BOCA RATON, FL U.S.-listed Andes Gold Corp announced that it has finished the first phase of its plan to reduce the environmental impact of its mining operations in Ecuador. The company has installed a water treatment system to cleanse
  • 23 Sep 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report PERU, AREQUIPA Latin American Herald Tribune At least 25 of 53 Peruvian rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean were polluted, with some 400 million cubic meters of water used daily to treat 220 million metric tons of minerals, according to Julio Perez