14:53 December 10, 2013 | Water | AragatsotnUnaware Communities, Neglected Residents: Another SHPP
Why are people unaware of the public hearings? Why all the people were not aware of the gas debt for 300,000 million AMD to Russia?...
12:24 November 29, 2013 | Officials | Aragatsotn“AKAG” Planning to Construct Kosh SHPP in Aragatsotn Region
The public hearings of Kosh SHPP project submitted by “AKAG” LLC will be held in Kosh Rural Municipality, Aragatsotn Region, at ...
14:24 November 04, 2013 | Officials | AragatsotnFire on Ara Mount Slope
An alarm signal was received at 14:45 on 2 November from Ashtarak Town that a grass-covered area is on fire. One fire-fighting brigade left for the scene, as the Emergency State Ministry informs around..
16:52 September 25, 2013 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | AragatsotnNorth-South Highway: Questions Left Without Answers
And what’s price will go up tomorrow to pay off such a loan
13:42 September 23, 2013 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | AragatsotnAround 300 Ha Land Areas To Be Cultivated in Aragatsotn Region
The villagers got the opportunity to...
15:38 June 14, 2013 | SOS | AragatsotnGarbage Landfill in Ashtarak and Orchards– Incompatible
Ashtarak residents have applied to PM Tigran Sargsyan complaining about the inactions of governmental bodies – Nature Protection, Health, Agriculture and Urban Development Ministries in regard with the construction of garbage landfill. The problem is that
14:02 June 13, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnSoil of Meliq, Rya Taza and Miraq Villages is Polluted with Heavy Metals and Toxic Elements from Tukhmanuk Gold Mine
Heavy and exotoxic elements such as As, Sb, Pb, Cd, Cu, Mn, V, Cr, Co, Ni, Zn, Sn, Bi are spread from Tukhmanuk gold mine via different pipes, which get accumulated in Meliq, Rya Taza and Miraq Villages...
12:23 June 10, 2013 | Officials | Aragatsotn218.379 Kg Gold Obtained from Tukhmanuk Gold Mine From 2006 to 2009
“Mego Gold” LLC has mined 54,191 tons of ore, 218.379 kg gold and 583.869 kg silver from Tukhmanuk gold mine from 2006 to 2009...
15:01 May 07, 2013 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Gegharkunik | KotaykNature Protection Ministry Issued Negative Opinion to Mining Projects
The environmental expertise of Nature Protection Ministry turned down three mining projects submitted for the opinion of the environmental expertise. One of them is the project from “Mego Gold” Company...
16:30 May 02, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnNGOs Protesting Against Project, While Global Gold Mining Company Accusing Them of Misinformation and Other Crimes
“Global Gold Mining” LLC has addressed a letter to EcoLur in regard with the opinion EcoLur submitted to Nature Protection Ministry on the construction project of the third tailing dump in Meliq Village after the public hearings at Nature
15:26 May 02, 2013 | Officials | AragatsotnAdvisor to Ombudsman: People Get Deprived of Water and Living Means Due to SHHPs
Human Rights Defender's Office has circulated a press release in regard with the problem in Ujan Village caused by SHHPs. 'We learned from the mass media that more than 1000 villagers blocked the road in Ujan Village...
15:16 April 25, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnEcoLur Opinion on Tailing Dump Construction Project in Meliq Village
“EcoLur” Informational NGO has sent its opinion on Tailing Dump Construction Project in Meliq Village to the Ministry of Nature Protection. The opinion says, “The tailing dump construction project in Meliq village proposed by...
20:05 April 19, 2013 | SOS | AragatsotnNo Public Hearings for SHP Construction in Byurakan
No public hearings were held on “Amberd” SHP construction project in Byurakan. This information was passed to EcoLur from Public Relations
14:43 April 16, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnPublic Hearings for New Tailing Dump of Tukhmanuk Gold Dressing Factory on 19 April
On 19 April, at 12:00 p.m., the public hearings of the new tailing dump of Tukhmanuk Gold Dressing Factory submitted by Mego Gold LLC for the specialized opinion...
18:26 April 03, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnLetter to Raffi Hovhannisian on Global Gold
The Coordinator of Public Environmental Alliance Silva Adamyan has addressed a letter to “Heritage” faction leader Raffi Hovhanissian on Global Gold Company, which says
19:34 March 11, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnPublic Demanding to Annul Minutes of Hearings on Tailing Dump Construction in Meliq Village
Public representatives have applied to Nature Protection Ministry demanding to annul the minutes of the hearings on the construction project of a new tailing dump in Meliq Village. The tailing dump will be the third, which
17:17 February 12, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnFace-off between Global Gold Mining Company and Public in Progress
Confronting Global Gold Mining Company and the public continues
00:04 January 31, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnStop Fake Anouncements
In January 25, 2013 an open letter was published on behalf of the Ecological Public Alliance (signatories Hakob Sanasarian and Silva Adamian) addressed to President of Global Gold Mr. Van Krikorian (the “Letter”)
15:37 January 28, 2013 | Officials | AragatsotnConstruction Project of New Tailing Dump in Meliq Village Sent to Health Ministry and Ministry of Emergency States
The Nature Protection Ministry has held a consultation on the project submitted by “Mego Gold” LLC, the construction of a new tailing dump of Tukhmanuk ore-dressing plant in Meliq Village (Aragatsotn Region). As the official statement of the Ministry says, “In regard with the documents submitted for the expertise, the findings of the public
14:31 January 28, 2013 | Mining | AragatsotnUnion of Greens of Armenia and Public Environmental Alliance Addressed Open Letter to Global Gold Corporation Owner
The Union of Greens of Armenia and the Public Environmental Alliance has circulated in social networks and press an open letter addressed to the Chairman and CEO of Global Gold Corporation Van Krikorian. The letter particularly says, “American “Global Gold” Corporation develops a number of mines in opencast manner in Armenia destroying