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...
15:09 April 10, 2013 | Mining | KotaykCyanic Plant Construction Project in Meghradzor Not Called Back
The main question whether the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor Village is still in force and it has been withdrawn, has an affirmative reply. On April 6 when EcoLur working group visited Meghradzor Village...
12:09 April 08, 2013 | Mining | KotaykIt Remained Unclear What Meghradzor Village Head Opposed To
Meghradzor Village Head Karlen Hovhannisyan proceeded to the policy of open pressure on public in regard with the construction of a cyanic plant by Meghradzor Gold Company in Meghradzor Village...
15:23 April 05, 2013 | Mining | KotaykSOS Meghradzor: Residents to Hold Protest Demonstration
Meghradzor villagers will hold a protest demonstration against the cyanic production in Meghradzor village....
15:18 April 04, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | Kotayk“Khosrov Forest” State Reserve – Nominee for European Diploma of Protected Areas
“Khosrov Forest” State Reserve is a nominee for the European Diploma of Protected Areas. The application has been filed by Nature protection Ministry and dedicated works were launched in 2011...
15:30 March 28, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykWho To Be Blamed: Khosrov Reserve Employees or Director?
A group of employees at “Khosrov Reserve” State Reserve have applied to the Human Rights Defender...
14:54 March 28, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | Kotayk“Khosrov Forest” Issues Discussed with Neighboring Community Heads
On the initiative of Nature Protection Ministry an extraordinary consultation tool place at “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve together with the National Assembly Standing...
12:48 March 20, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykHrachya Hovakimyan – Khosrov Reserve Director, Khachik Hakobyan – Chairman of Management Board of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve
By Nature Protection Ministry Aram Harutyunyan’s orders dated on 18 March 2013, Deputy Nature Protection Minister Khachik Hakobyan was appointed as a Chairman of...
17:35 March 15, 2013 | Biodiversity | Ararat | KotaykNature Protection Ministry Surprise at Contest for Khostov Reserve Director
Despite its own promises, the Nature Protection Ministry didn’t allow the public representatives to attend the contest for the position of ‘Khosrov Forest’...
19:58 March 14, 2013 | Officials | KotaykCandidate Programs for Khosrov Reserve Director Position: Part 2
Before implementing the core program, first of all, to conduct monitoring, inventory, to reveal not only reasons for poaching
19:10 March 14, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykCandidate Programs for Khosrov Reserve Director Position
EcoLur held an interview with the candidates for the position of “Khosrov Forest” Reserve. Reminder: the contest committee will have the selection of the candidates on 15
18:03 March 13, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykNature Protection Ministry Willing to Ensure Presence of Public Representatives in Contest for Khosrov State Reserve Director
The Nature Protection Ministry is willing to ensure the presence of public representatives in the contest for the vacant position of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve Director...
15:26 March 07, 2013 | Biodiversity | Ararat | KotaykPan-Armenian Environmental Front Demanding from Nature Protection Ministry Data about Khosrov Reserve Director Vacancy
On 15 March, at 15:00, a competition will be held at Nature protection Ministry for the vacant position of "Khosrov Forest"...
14:14 February 07, 2013 | Officials | KotaykNew Contest for Position of Khsorov Reserve Director
Nature Protection Ministry is announcing a new contest for the vacant position of 'Khosrov Forest State Reserve' SNCO to be held on
13:02 February 04, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykMotion about Removing Drawbacks of Khosrov Reserve
Senior Investigator of Special Criminal Investigative Department of Sardaryan Division made a motion to Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan about necessary measures directed to removing causes of poaching in Khosrov Reserve, in regard of
17:06 February 01, 2013 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | KotaykSerzh Sargsyan Didn’t Address Environmental Problems of Hrazdan
On 31 January presidential candidate, incumbent president Serzh Sargsyan visited an ecological hot spot, Hrazdan Town. Hrazdan is environmentally unfavorable town polluted with the emissions of the cement plant, Hrazdan thermal power plant plus the mining
00:54 January 31, 2013 | Mining | Kotayk“Healthy Hrazdan” Initiative Proposes Mining Strategy to Serzh Sargsyan
“Healthy Hrazdan” civic initiative intends to propose to Serzh Sargsyan to develop a strategy on mining industry. They have addressed a letter to the president, which particularly says, “...At least ten licenses for opencast development and geological prospecting
17:53 January 29, 2013 | Mining | KotaykWho Wants to Sell Package on Tezhsar Mine?
The official website of the Nature Protection Ministry, www.mnp.am, informs that the documentation package on the project of developing Tezhsar nepheline-syenite mine has been sent for refinement. Starting from May 2011 “Alumina Corporation” Company has been persevering in its intention to get
15:18 January 28, 2013 | Officials | KotaykProject of Cyanic Plant in Meghradzor Dispatched to Health Ministry
The Nature Protection Ministry has dispatched the project of Meghradzor Gold Corporation on the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor for the consideration of the Health Ministry. As the ministry
18:53 January 24, 2013 | Mining | Kotayk | YerevanMeghradzor Residents to Hold Protest Demonstration in Front of Armenian President’s Seat
Meghradzor villagers and “NO to Cyanide in Meghradzor” civic initiative will organize a protest demonstration in front of the Armenian President’s seat to oppose to the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor at 12:00 on 25 January. The application addressed to the President