From April 23-25, 2006 a delegation organized by Oxfam America and including the Wallace Global Fund, the US Catholic Bishops' Conference, World Wildlife Fund Peru, Escuela para el Desarrollo, the Consejo Machiguenga del Rio Urubamba (COMARU), the Central de Comunidades Nativas Machiguengas (CECONAMA) and Amazon
The delegation found disagreement between the company claims of strong environmental protections and social sensitivity and the reports from indigenous community members that the project that had contaminated their water sources, affected nutrition, and left little local benefit. Machiguenga communities in the area complain that the project has left them without fish in the rivers to eat and disrupted their traditional lifestyles.
The communities also expressed great dissatisfaction with the process of negotiating with companies for the use of their territories. They were particularly critical of pipeline consortium, Transportadora de Gas
The presence of federal government regulation in the project is weak and is perceived by local communities as unfairly supporting company interests. Meanwhile, health and education needs are unmet in the