Urgent action needed to address oil spills, Peruvian bishop says
March 01, 2016
A Peruvian bishop has called upon government officials to do more to address recent oil spills that have left 60,000 indigenous persons without drinkable water.
“The authorities must, in a responsible and fast manner, provide a satisfactory response to this disaster,” said Bishop Gilberto Vizcarra Mori, the apostolic vicar of Jaén, according to a Fides report.
- A month after the oil spill in Inayo, the Church calls for urgent action (Fides)
- Peru oil spill pollutes Amazon rivers used by indigenous group (BBC)
- Oil from Peru pipeline spill reaches major river, indigenous group says (Fox News Latino)
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