Representatives from Pisco stated that the project had caused environmental damage in Paracas Bay and feared an increase in problems as the fractionation plant is expanded. The demanded a halt to all Camisea II activities. Pluspetrol responded in La Republica that Paracas Bay is not contaminated, citing a monitoring report of ProParacas which found water quality and biodiversity to be within "normal parameters."
Vice Minister of Energy, Pedro Gamio announced that the government had met 70% of its 21 commitments under the IDB Program for Institutional Strengthening and Support for Environmental and Social Management which will end in August.
Article on the hearing in La Republica.