The list of beaches in Lima and Callao that are still contaminated by the oil spill, according to Digesa
Almost two years after the spill of more than 11 thousand barrels of Petroleum facing the sea of Ventanilla, various Beaches bathing and recreation Lima and Callaowhere thousands of Peruvians go every summer, are still contaminated and with the presence of crude oil, which makes them evidently not suitable for the public.
The General Directorate of Environmental Health and Food Safety (Digesa), an entity of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), recently revealed the list of spas that continue to be 'affected' by the so-called environmental disaster that occurred on January 15, 2022, at one of the stations La Pampilla Refineryoperated by Repsol.
Reports from the authorities revealed that the oil spill polluted the sea and the Beachesaffecting not only biodiversity, but also the economy of thousands of Peruvians who were dedicated to activities related to fishing, tourism, commerce and others related to the summer season.
Digesa reported that, after meeting with the municipalities of Metropolitan Lima, Window, Santa Rosa, AnconAucallama and Chancay, as well as the directorates of integrated health networks of Lima and Callao, it was concluded that 25 beaches out of 30 inspected still remain 'affected'.
The beaches in question that, according to the experts of Digesait is preferable not to go to bathe are:
- Dry river
- Sweet water
- Port (Chancay)
- Sea Chakra
- Mar Peñón Farm (Aucallama)
- The Pocitos
- Las Conchitas
- Miramar 1
- Miramar 2
- Esmar 1
- Esmar 2
- Eighteen Ancon
- Nautical Casino
- San Francisco Grande (Ancón)
- Big Beach 1
- Big Beach 2
- Los Corales Beach (Santa Rosa)
- Playa Chica (Ancón)
- Hondable (Santa Rosa)
- Bahía Blanca (Ventanilla)
- Costa Azul 1 (Window)
- Costa Azul 2 (Window)
La Digesa highlighted that all Beaches mentioned above will be rehabilitated through plans, so the population is urged not to attend them until their condition is modified.
On the other hand, the institution indicated that the five beaches who have 'no longer affected' status. These are:
- The vineyard
- Chorrillos (Huaral)
- Beautiful and S
- San Francisco Chico in Ancón
“Health surveillance is being carried out, through the Diris Lima northDiresa Lima and Diresa Callao, whose results are published in the application 'Healthy Summer Minsa' and on the website: www.veranosaludable.minsa.gob.pe”
At the beginning of this month, the Ombudsman's Office recommended to Ministry of Production (Produce) establish restrictive measures for the development of artisanal fishing in the coastal area still affected by the aforementioned hydrocarbon spill.
Furthermore, the Ombudsman's Office indicated that it made this recommendation after learning about the latest studies carried out by the Institute of the Sea of Peru (Imarpe)which motivated Produce to report that there is no conclusive evidence to indicate that the area affected by the crude oil spill is free of the presence of said hydrocarbon and that, consequently, there are no conditions to a normal development of extractive activities of hydrobiological resources related to artisanal fishing.
According to the technical report Environmental Biological Assessment in the coastal marine area affected by the crude oil spill between Window, Chancay and Punta Salinas (Lima from June 12 to 26, 2023)″, it was announced that restrictive measures could be considered regarding fishing extraction activities in the affected area. This position is added to another report previously formulated by said entity in the same sense at the beginning of the year, and which was brought to the attention of Produce.
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