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Indigenous Peruvian Community Locked in Dispute With Oil Company


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Cal
- 1080 days ago - ipsnews.net
An indigenous group in the Amazon rain forest took its anti-oil message to Canada in a case rife with accusations of social and environmental damage that highlights the issue of securing consent prior to commencing exploration operations.



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Roseann d. (178)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 4:00 pm
A prime reason I can't invest in 401Ks. It's all sh*t like this. Big Ag including Monsanto and GE Foods, Big Oil & Gas & Frackers, Big Pharma, Big Timber, Big Development, Big Box....ad nauseum. Investing in that is investing in your own demise.
 

Jennifer C. (168)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 5:05 pm
Thanks for the information.
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 5:39 pm
Thanks for keeping us informed.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 6:48 pm
Thanks, noted.
 

Kristen H. (25)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 11:26 am
Thanks for the articles.
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 12:01 pm
How terrible, thanks Cal.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 12:12 pm
thanks cal
 

Tom Sullivan (98)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 1:05 pm
All about the dollar, so sad
 

Kathlene Lentz (30)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 2:05 pm
If the people of the region don't want the oil company there, it should NOT be there. That's the bottom line.
 

anne barusta (0)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 10:56 pm
Only local people decisions count, therefore oil companies should get out.
 
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