18:03 March 30, 2015 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Shirak | Tavush | Vayots dzor | Yerevan10 Towns in Armenia Committed to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 20% Till 2020
The Nature Protection Ministry organized a discussion with the community heads having joined EU ‘Covenant of Mayors’ initiative towards the 21st convention of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Out of Armenian towns joined
12:41 March 05, 2015 | Officials | AragatsotnLebanese Company Wants To Present 20,000 Fur Trees to Ashtarak Town
One of the Lebanese companies expressed its wish to present around 20,000 fur trees to Ashtarak town, as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador
18:29 December 15, 2014 | Officials | AragatsotnNature Protection Ministry Turned Down Tukhmanuk Mining Project
“Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry issued a negative opinion to the amended project
16:37 November 06, 2014 | Officials | Aragatsotn | ShirakPriority Given to North-South Road Corridor Over Certain Lands in Aragatsotn and Shirak Regions
On November 6, 2014, the Government of the Republic of Armenia decided to give priority over lands in certain communities in
16:42 October 29, 2014 | Officials | AragatsotnMinister Aramayis Grigoryan Was In Aragatsotn Region for Tukhmanuk Mine
Learning the situation on the spot the Minister Aramayis Grigoryan outlined in his talk with 'Mego Gold' LLC that they will be
14:52 October 21, 2014 | Mining | AragatsotnEnvironmental Expertise Shall Reject Tukhmanuk Gold Mining project
Environmental Expertise Shall Reject Tukhmanuk Gold Mining project
12:23 October 10, 2014 | SOS | Aragatsotn | Gegharkunik | Lori | TavushBuried Pesticides Under Examination in Several Regions
The NGO is concerned with the absence of safety measures for people and environment, “Pesticides may cause incurable damage to health penetrating into the organism with water and agrofood. They harm kidney, respiration and
11:20 September 25, 2014 | Mining | AragatsotnYazidis Applied to OSCE Yerevan Office Head for Tukhmanuk Tailing Dump
Ambassador Andrey Sorokin, the Head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, received “Sinjar” Yezidi National Unity representatives and discussed the construction
16:47 September 17, 2014 | Mining | AragatsotnNational Assembly Expert: Mego Gold LLC Implementing Illegal Activities
Hermine Poghosyan, Expert at the National Assembly Standing Committee on Agriculture and Environment, stated that “Mego Gold” LC is implementing illegal activities. She made this statement at
12:52 September 16, 2014 | Mining | AragatsotnEnvironmentalist Greta Gabrielyan to "Mego Gold": "Let Community Know that You Are Working Illegally"
At the public hearings on Tukhmanuk gold mine project held in Meliq Vellage, Aragatsotn Region, on 10 September the company director Ashot Poghosyan and environmentalists had an argument
11:06 September 11, 2014 | Mining | AragatsotnMeliq Villagers Don't Believe "Gentleman" Promises by "Mego Gold"
“Under the geological and environmental data, when a tailing dump is full, it must be covered with a thick layer of ground and fenced so as an animal or human doesn’t enter its territory. The first tailing dump is full, nothing was done, the second is full as well… even a drop of rain causes it to flow into the river, which we use
17:29 August 25, 2014 | Mining | AragatsotnNature Protection Ministry Issued Positive Opinion to Project of Third Tailing Dump Submitted by 'Mego Gold' It Refused Previously
On 30 June the Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the working project of the new tailing dump of Tukhmanuk gold dressing plant
01:37 August 21, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn“Mego Gold” LLC Has Intentions for Open Pit Mining Central Area of Tukhmanuk Gold Mine
“Mego Gold” LLC has intentions for open pit mining in the central area of Tukhmanuk gold mine. The company
13:03 August 19, 2014 | SOS | AragatsotnTwo Hazardous Non-Reclaimed Tailing Dumps in Aragatsotn Region
The residents of Meliq villages have many times beaten alarm signals about the toxic emissions from these tailing dumps and the contamination of the agricultural products. Non-reclaiming of the tailing dumps is explained with
14:08 July 29, 2014 | SOS | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | ShirakNew Water Reservoirs To Be Constructed, When Existing Reservoirs Can't Keep Water
The employees of the Ministry for Emergency States (MES) found out during their examinations that a number of water reservoirs in Armenia have a serious problem with keeping water and targetful
20:31 July 22, 2014 | Water | AragatsotnScientific Experiment in Aragats Towards Preserving Snow
The Armenian scientists are proposing an alternative way to store water by preserving the snow in the mountains in the snow reservoirs and to use it as water in
14:13 July 03, 2014 | Water | AragatsotnScientists Proposing New Way to Store Water (Photos)
Snow melting water are filled into Dragon Lake, while the water from the lake flows to Byurakan and other communities. If we can make this project a wide-scale one, we can solve the problem of low-water seasons
13:53 June 24, 2014 | Forest | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Vayots dzorDangerous To Access Forest
To avoid any poisoning 25 days after the end of the chemical measures, it’s strictly prohibited for people and animals to access...
14:00 May 28, 2014 | Biodiversity | AragatsotnCause of Mass Death of Fish in Shahvard River Known
the lab analysis of water detected exceeding content of phosphate and ...
12:42 April 02, 2014 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Gegharkunik | TavushDamage Caused to Nature Protection - 1.04 Million AMD
The sanctions imposed by the State Environmental Inspection results in...