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Ecuadorian Oil Spill Could Reach Peru's Amazon Region

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On Monday Petroecuador said a pipeline rupture has caused some 10,000 barrels of crude oil to spill into Ecuador’s Amazon River basin, and officials have warned the spill could reach Peru, local newspaper Peru21 reported. “Despite containment and cleanup efforts of the crude oil, which could be about 10,000 barrels of oil, the oil is following the river Coca, and could reach Peru,” Petroecuador