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Native activists occupy oilfield site in Peru to demand cleanup
Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014
Native activists are occupying the largest oilfield site in Peru.
The protest began on Monday. Activists reportedly plan to stay at the site until cleanup efforts begin -- the government previously declared an environmental disaster for the area.
, a company from Argentina, said it has reduced production by 70 percent as a result of the protest.
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Indigenous protesters occupy Peru's biggest Amazon oil field
(The Guardian 4/25)
Protesters occupy remote oilfield in Peru
Pluspetrol says protests stop 70 pct of output from Peru oil block
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