INDEX
accountability: conflict resolution and,
23, 31; corporate, 10, 12, 69, 186–88,
193, 198; eiA as a tool of, 32, 186–88,
191, 199, 202–3, 211, 225; of La Oroya
smelter, 68; of ngos, 58; practices, 11,
186; responsibility and, 186–87, 213;
science and, 207; of Yanacocha mine,
98
acidic water, 87–88, 101, 143
activism: in Cajamarca, 1–2, 75, 104,
112–17, 185, 188, 215–16; Catholic
Church’s role in, 53–54; collaboration
and, 6; eiAs and, 204, 212, 224–26;
in La Oroya, 8, 36, 75; outcomes and
limitations of, 233; Peru’s history of,
2–3; at public hearings, 188–91, 207–
11; science and, 206–7; significance of
lagoons in, 218–20; solidarity, 217; sur-
veillance of, 231; in Tambogrande, 8.
See also protests/protestors; unions
Administración Técnica del Distrito de
Riego (Atdr), 145–46, 167, 174, 240n8
Adventism, 125, 126
agriculture: in Cochapampa, 127; effects
of toxic smoke on, 42–43, 45; irri-
gation water, 161, 177; mining work
and, 82–83; open-pit mining and, 74;
pastureland, 128, 163; in Tual, 159; near
Yanacocha mine, 80–81. See also dairy
farming
air quality: in La Oroya, 20, 38–39,
42–43, 48–49; trace mineral levels, 28
Andean culture, 126; cosmology, 125,
134, 136
animal deaths, 154–55, 164
Antamina project, 16
anthropology, 24, 241n4
Apu (sacred mountain): Cerro Quilish
as, 31, 109–10, 116, 121–23, 133–35,
219; prominence of, 120; term usage,
141–42
aquifers. See under Cerro Quilish
Arana, Father Marco, 99, 137, 231; anti-
mining activism, 53, 97, 116, 217; cri-
tique of eiA process, 201–2; reflections
on Cerro Quilish, 117, 120–23, 134–35;
role in grufides, 114–15; rural priest-
hood, 119–20; Tierra y Libertad ac-
tivities, 222–23; training and awards,
118–19
Arcuyo Canal, 171
Asociación de Promotoras de Salud, 39,
56–57
assistance programs, 127
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