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Eventually How Much Water Is Left from Lake Sevan?
12:30 February 24, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
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
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 Minister Aramayis Grigoryan submitted for the approval of the Armenian Government a draft resolution on providing guns
Geologist Sure No Oil To Be Found in Lake Sevan Basin
14:41 February 11, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
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
Right to Water Violated in Armenia
14:45 February 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Mining pollutes rivers, particularly, transboundary Debed, Voghji and Aras rivers. These rivers are polluted by
Oil and Gas To Be Prospected in Sevan
12:30 February 03, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
“Blackstars Energy Armenia” LLC intends to prospect oil and gas in the littoral areas of Sevan. Now the Nature Protection Ministry is conducting
Lake Sevan Endangered with Mercury Pollution
17:30 January 23, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan in endangered with mercury pollution. Mercury demonstrations were detected in the upper reach of Masrik river basin flowing into Lake Sevan in the area
Gegamet Plus Now Wants to Develop Shorzha Troctolite and Peridotite Mine
18:10 January 20, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Under the project, Shorzha Troctolite and Peridotite mine is located in the area of Tchambarak Village, Gegharkounik Region, which occupies an area of 2.65 ha. The mine has potential balance reserved to produce cement material. The mine is planned to
Environmentalists about Achievements and Failures for 2014, As Well As Expectations from 2015
16:13 December 29, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
How the environmental public assesses 2014 and what are their expectations from 2015? EcoLur had an interview with Silva Adamyan, Chairman of “Center for Bird Lovers” NGO, Arsen Gasparyan – Chairman of “Association of Young Biologists” NGO and Levon Galstyan, member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front.

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