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  1. New Oil Spills Reported in Peruvian Amazon

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  2. Petroperú Blames Latest Oil Spills on Vandals

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2016 - 05:21

  3. UN Special Rapporteur Calls for Action on Oil Pollution in Peruvian Amazon

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2016 - 10:07

  4. Indigenous Peruvians Take Over Petroperú Base to Demand Compensation for Oil Spills

    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 agree ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/20/2016 - 11:03

  5. Peruvian Indigenous Group Reaches Agreement Over Oil Spill, Releases Hostages

    10 Mar 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Members of the Wampis indigenous group in Peru’s Loreto state have released eight hostages they had been holding since March 6th, after the community reached an agreement with state-owned Petroperú ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:12

  6. Members of Peru’s Wampis Indigenous Community Take Officials Hostage Over Oil Pollution

    8 Mar 2016- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Members of the indigenous Wampis community in Peru have taken eight people hostage to demand help from the federal government in the wake of an oil spill from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline last mont ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:34

  7. Peru Extends Water Quality Emergency Due to Oil Spills

    1 Mar 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Ministry of Health this week extended the water quality emergency it declared last month to 16 indigenous communities in the Amazon region that were affected by recent oil spills from the Nort ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 10:42

  8. Peru’s Ombudsman Says Petroperú Should Pay Compensation to All Those Affected by Oil Spills

    26 Feb 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s ombudsman, Eduardo Vega Luna, said this week that state-owned oil company Petroperú should pay compensation to all those affected by recent oil spills in the Amazonas, Loreto and Cajamarca re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2016 - 10:01

  9. Peruvian Health Ministry Sends Teams to Amazon Basin Following Oil Spills

    23 Feb 2016- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Health Ministry has deployed teams to the Amazon River basin to monitor remediation efforts in the wake of three oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline that have dumped 3,000 barrels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2016 - 11:12

  10. New Oil Spill Reported in Peru’s Cajamarca Region

    22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru A new oil spill occurred last week in Peru’s Cajamarca region-- the third such incident in less than a month, local media reported over the weekend. The latest spill from Petroperu’s Northern Peruvi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2016 - 10:14

  11. Peru Declares Water Quality Emergency in Amazon Districts Following Oil Spills

    19 Feb 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government on February 17th declared a 90-day water quality emergency in several districts in the country’s Amazon and Loreto regions, where two oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2016 - 10:20

  12. Oil Spill in Peruvian Amazon Has Spread: Indigenous Groups

    15 Feb 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Last month’s oil spill from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline is spreading and has reached the Marañón River, a major tributary of the Amazon, according to local indigenous communities. Edwin Montenegr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2016 - 10:29

  13. Peruvian Amazon Communities File Complaint Against State Oil Company

    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 Reg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:06