Damaged Peru pipeline leaks 3,000 barrels oil into Amazon region

Reuters: Ruptures in Peru’s main oil pipeline have spilled 3,000 barrels of crude into the Amazon region, polluting two rivers that native villages rely on for water. National environmental regulator OEFA said the oil from the broken pipeline has poured into the Chiriaco and Morona rivers in northwestern Peru. Edwin Montenegro, a local indigenous leader, said at least eight native Achuar communities rely on the rivers for water. Petroperu, the state-owned operator of the pipeline, said two breaks......

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