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  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian police shot and killed one person on October 15th during clashes with some 200 protesters who were blocking a road near the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac state. Local media reported that another 34 protesters had been injured,
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week Sedapal, Lima’s water and sewage company has been pouring sewage water in the sea, close to the beach 'Arica'. According to neighbors, Sedapal’s workers arrive every 15 days with diggers and heavy machinery to cut a channel for
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian officials on September 25th reported two new oil spills in the country's Amazon region. The first spill happened on September 24th in the Andoas district in the Loreto region, and the second a day later in the Urarinas district,
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report LIMA Mongabay Negotiations on Aug. 31 between national government officials and leaders and residents of Nueva Alianza, an indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon, ended an impasse over cleanup of about 4,000 barrels of oil that spilled from two pipeline
  • 1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government will make investments totaling $606-$757 million USD-- 0.5-0.6 percent of the country’s GDP-- to help improve drinking water access nationwide, according to President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. "Ten million Peruvians
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian state oil company Petroperú is blaming the latest oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline on vandals. The two most recent spills, which occurred earlier this month, dumped over 4,000 barrels in the country’s Amazon region.
  • 24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski this week emphasized the need for the public to pay for water services. "Although there is a subsidy, we need to get the population to pay for their water fees. Water rates need to be reasonable,
  • 15 Aug 2016- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Petroperu, the Peruvian state-owned energy company, has reported a major oil pipeline spill, its fourth in 2016.  The company said emergency workers have “responded rapidly” implement a contingency plan, but did not provide an explanation of
  • 12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report BARRANQUILLA World Pumps The company has just opened its newest dewatering pump rental facility in Barranquilla, Colombia. Xylem opened a new rental hub in Pará, Brazil in April 2016, and another in Chiclayo, Peru in January 2016. These new hubs are in
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The president of Peru’s state-owned energy company, Petroperú, has resigned this week in the wake of another oil spill in the country’s Amazon region. Energy and Mines Minister Rosa Maria Ortiz announced the resignation of German Velasquez on
  • 27 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru State energy company Petroperú on June 25th reported yet another oil spill in the Amazon region of northern Peru. The company and the the Environmental Evaluation and Oversight Office (OEFA) are investigating the cause of the spill from the
  • 19 May 2016- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori has pledged to take tough action-- including fines and bans-- against mining companies that pollute the environment. Speaking to reporters in Arequipa this week, Fujimori also promised to
  • 13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The United Nations’ special rapporteur on hazardous substances and waste, Baskut Tuncat, is calling for urgent action to address oil pollution in Peru’s Amazon region. Following his recent visit to block 192 (formerly block 1 A-B),  an area
  • 20 Apr 2016- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Six hundred indigenous Peruvians from a number of communities in Loreto state have taken over state-owned oil company Petroperú’s base in the Marañon district. They said Petroperú had violated agreements it made last month to compensate them

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