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  1. Petroperú's President Resigns Over Latest Oil Spill

    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 annou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 11:22

  2. Petroperú Confirms New Oil Spill in Amazon Region

    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 inv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2016 - 10:18

  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. 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

  13. District Court of the Hague Rules in Favor of Chevron in Ecuador Pollution Case

    25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2016 - 10:03

  14. Indigenous Peruvians Seize Oil Wells, Demanding Compensation for Pollution

    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 op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2015 - 10:01

  15. Ecuador Pollution Case Surfaces at Chevron Shareholders' Meeting

    29 May 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report SAN RAMON, CA Amazon Watch Chevron CEO John Watson could not escape public outrage and shareholder dissent about his mishandling of the massive $9.5 billion environmental disaster in the Ecuadorian Amazon at the co ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2015 - 09:38

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