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Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
16:02 April 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
The environmental expertise of Amulsar gold mining project developed by “Geoteam” CJSC has been carried out with a number of violations of the Armenian legislation.
Quake in Armenia
15:10 April 06, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
Quake in Armenia
On 6 April, at 05:26 AMT, the seismological protection service of Urban Development Ministry and Ministry of Emergency States recorded a
Household Waste Management in 8 Armenian Towns Costs 8.07 Million Euros
19:39 April 03, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Kotayk
Household Waste Management in 8 Armenian Towns Costs 8.07 Million Euros
“Solid Waste Management in Kotayk Region” project is implemented in Abovyan, Byureghavan, Charentsavan, Hrazdan, Nor Hatchn, Sevan, Tsaghkadzor and Yeghvard towns
Water To Be Let out from Lake Sevan Through Arpa-Sevan Tunnel from April 5
14:22 April 01, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Water To Be Let out from Lake Sevan Through Arpa-Sevan Tunnel from April 5
On 31 March Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetyan visited “Arpa-Sevan Tunnel”, where he was introduced the progress of rehabilitation
RA NAS Presidium Approved Lake Sevan Expert Committee Report for 2014
12:25 March 30, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
RA NAS Presidium Approved Lake Sevan Expert Committee Report for 2014
As of 22 June 2014, proposals were made to the Armenian Government, particularly it was proposed to deprive the owner of “Ani” SHPP of its license
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected
17:27 March 26, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected
The fact that open pit mining will be implemented in the drainage basin of Lake Sevan is already an undeniable legal ground to consider the possible impact on Lake Sevan substantiated and to recognize at least the communities adjacent
Lake Sevan Level Increase by 0.89 Meter Exceeds Statutory Rate of Lake Level Increase
14:32 March 18, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan Level Increase by 0.89 Meter Exceeds Statutory Rate of Lake Level Increase
Lake Sevan level increase exceeds the statutory increase rate prescribed by RA Law “On state complex program on the recovery, preservation, reproduction and
EcoLur's "Biblical Disaster" Film Screening and Discussions on Ararat Valley and Lake Sevan Problem at PEF
11:10 March 10, 2015 | Sevan | Ararat | Armavir | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
EcoLur's "Biblical Disaster" Film Screening and Discussions on Ararat Valley and Lake Sevan Problem at PEF
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front will screen "Biblical Disaster" film shot by EcoLur with further discussions of Ararat Valley and Lake Sevan Issue on 11 March
Spandaryan Reservoir Aid to Lake Sevan Didn't Come True
18:15 March 06, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Spandaryan Reservoir Aid to Lake Sevan Didn't Come True
In the last four years (2011-2014) the increase in Lake Sevan has been drastically suspended. During these years the lake level increased only by 23 cm, when from 2002 to 2005 the increase accounted for 1.74 m. That is, in the last four years
Most Women in Armenian Villages Harmed with Pests
15:44 March 06, 2015 | SOS | Gegharkunik
Most Women in Armenian Villages Harmed with Pests Video
Most women in Armenian villages are harmed with pesticides. In rural areas the men have to leave the country in the search for a job, while women have to deal with
Lake Sevan Level Decreased by 1.5 cm during January 2015
14:06 February 27, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan Level Decreased by 1.5 cm during January 2015
During January 2015 the level of Lake Sevan decreased by 1.5 cm and made up 1900.115 m, the shift in the level accounted for
Nature Protection Ministry Permitted to Prospect Oil and Gas in Sevan Basin
14:32 February 25, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Nature Protection Ministry Permitted to Prospect Oil and Gas in Sevan Basin
The Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to “Blackstars Energy Armenia” LLC for prospecting oil and gas in
Eventually How Much Water Is Left from Lake Sevan?
12:30 February 24, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Eventually How Much Water Is Left from Lake Sevan?
It’s commonly known that the water let out from Lake Sevan is used to produce electricity in Sevan-Hrazdan cascade. “Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade” CJSC with its seven HPPs was transferred into the ownership of “International Energetic Corporation” CJSC on
Lake Sevan Water Quality Not Favourable for Fish in 2014
14:05 February 18, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan Water Quality Not Favourable for Fish in 2014
In 2014 the quality of Lake Sevan water was not favourable for the fish. Uner the annual certificate of “Environmental Impact Monitoring Center” of Nature Protection Ministry for 2014, the concentrations
Nature Protection Ministry Armed
18:07 February 17, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Shirak | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Ministry Armed
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan submitted for the approval of the Armenian Government a draft resolution on providing guns
Lake Sevan Water Balance Element and Level Change Dynamics for 2002-2014
13:03 February 17, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan Water Balance Element and Level Change Dynamics for 2002-2014
Recently a number of news websites have published articles about the changes in Lake Sevan level, magnitude of lake balance components, forecasts about
Reservoir Fullness To Be Within Standards This Year
17:49 February 11, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Reservoir Fullness To Be Within Standards This Year
As compared with the last year, the level of Lake Sevan has decreased by 5 cm and currently makes up 1900.13 m, as Levon Azizyan, Head of Hydrology
Geologist Sure No Oil To Be Found in Lake Sevan Basin
14:41 February 11, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Geologist Sure No Oil To Be Found in Lake Sevan Basin
Hrachya Avagyan, Dr. in Geological Sciences, is sure that no oil will be prospected in Lake Sevan basin. “The whole basin of Lake Sevan has lava origin. I don’t think an oil mine will be prospected. Still in the Soviet
Climate Changes Can Adversely Affect on Water Balance of Lake Sevan: Specialist
16:23 February 10, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Climate Changes Can Adversely Affect on Water Balance of Lake Sevan: Specialist
Evelina Ghukasyan, Director of Hydroecology and Ichthyology Institute of NAS RA, forecasts no increase in Lake Sevan level for 2015 due to climate changes. “Climate changes can extremely
Right to Water Violated in Armenia
14:45 February 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Right to Water Violated in Armenia
Mining pollutes rivers, particularly, transboundary Debed, Voghji and Aras rivers. These rivers are polluted by

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