14:17 August 12, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirThrowing Away Money
In terms of seismic security, Armenian nuclear power plant is rather dangerous as it is located in the zone of high seismicity next to tectonic break-up, on the contrary the other consider the Armenian nuclear power plant completely safe and quakes higher than 9 points are impossible in Armenia
12:50 August 10, 2011 | Cities | ArmavirMayor Sold Park
Armavir Mayor Ruben Khlghatyan assures the whole town park hasn’t been sold: Armavir Architect Armen Abgaryan has recently stated
11:09 August 09, 2011 | Cities | ArmavirTrees in Armavir Park Not Watered Intentionally?
The movement in the support of Armavir Park is getting stronger and stronger. A new group has been set up on Facebook social network entitled “Park in Mine”, which will
13:35 August 02, 2011 | Climate Change | Aragatsotn | Ararat | ArmavirSpecialist Alarming: Lands in Ararat Valley Waterlogged and Saline
“Ararat, Armavir and Aragatsotn Regions are more inclined to desertification where water superdeficiency results in the spread of stony and dry lands not suitable for cultivation,”
12:56 July 21, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirHakob Sanasaryan: Fukushima Disaster Outlined Extent of Nuclear Energy Hazard
“Today they are trying to construct a new nuclear power plant with 1060 MW capacity and they don’t take into consideration that there are 6 seismotectonic ruptures,”
14:07 July 09, 2011 | Water | Ararat | ArmavirFish Farms – Threat of Desertification
Because of ruthless exploitation Ararat Valley faces desertification, and as an expert I can say that the drying of artesian waters is conditioned by a large number of fish farms. All this should be
17:34 June 06, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirDeveloped states must follow Armenia’s example in Nuclear Power Plant operation – IAEA
Exploitation of the Armenian nuclear power plant may be technically extended after 2016, said Gabor Vamos, head of International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) team arrived in Armenia.
17:17 June 02, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirEU Officially To Launch NPP Stress Testing
On June 1 the EU officially launched stress testing of its nuclear power plants. The aim of these stress tests is to assess the sustainability of 143 nuclear power plants operating in Europe and all other reactors constructed under extreme conditions.
15:04 June 01, 2011 | SOS | ArmavirNew Alarm about Tree Felling in Armavir
New alarm from Armavir: trees at Yerevanyan and Hanrapetutyun crossroads are being cut down in Armavir.
14:10 May 31, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir130 million dollars are invested to increase security level of ANPP
Since 1995, 130 million dollars are invested in measures to increase the security level in ANPP. In this Armenia was assisted by United States of America -60 million dollars, European Union -26 million dollars (in coming 1-2 years EU will give 10 million dollars more), Russian Federation- 7, 7 million dollars (2, 5 million dollars more in future).
14:55 May 30, 2011 | Cities | ArmavirRuben Hayrapetyan Grabbed Alley in Armavir?
The Municipality found it difficult who this land area belong to, nevertheless, they assures the transaction was made in the frames of law.
14:25 May 27, 2011 | SOS | ArmavirPit to Plant Tree or To Construct a Bank?
“Srill one week ago Armavir residents were concerned and raised alarm signals tree felling has been conducted in Armavir Town Park, this part of the park has been sold and tree felling is conducted for construction purposes.”
13:20 May 24, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirIAEA experts in Armenia, no reason for concern - Minister
The Armenian NPP is operating normally, there is no reason for concern, said Armen Movsisyan, Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources.
11:15 May 24, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirMortar Shells Detected near Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
On May 22 the Rescue Service of the Ministry of Emergency States of Armenia received information about detecting two mortar shells with a caliber of 82 mm not far away from Hanqalitch Village, Armavir Region, in 800 meters from Armenian NPP.
14:45 May 20, 2011 | SOS | ArmavirFollowing One Signal Alarm
On May 20 'EcoLur' has received an alarm signal from Armavir residents that Armavir town garden trees have been cut for the construction.
15:36 May 12, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirArmenian energy minister: Safety system of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) allows to absolutely rule out possibility of repeating the Fukushima tragedy
The safety system of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant [ANPP] allows to absolutely rule out possibility of repeating the Fukushima tragedy, Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsisyan said in the parliament on 11 May.
13:31 April 29, 2011 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirBurying Radioactive Wastes in Territory of Armenian Nuclear Power Plant Jeopardizes Ararat Valley
Underground waters run under the territory of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant and flow into Ararat Valley over the fracture. This drinking water is of high quality. As a result of snow melting their level increases, then lowers down. When their level is high, radioactive pollution risks also get high.”
13:28 April 27, 2011 | Biodiversity | Armavir | KotaykZoos Dying
Zoo animals in Hrazdan Town are starving. Only 40 animals have remained out of 80.
15:06 April 26, 2011 | Officials | Ararat | ArmavirNature Protection Ministry Can’t Count Underground Water Amount in Ararat Valley
Because of lack of budget allocations, the hydro-geological studies needed for specification of underground water resources in Ararat Valley were not conducted in 2010.
April 20, 2011 | Air | ArmavirPANIC IN ARMAVIR
From the early morning the people in Armavir are in panic. People come out to street with masks, call to different offices and express their concern with air pollution and overall dust. The whole sity is covered with yellow dust.