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Three SHPPs Too Much for Martz River
15:12 July 01, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
Three SHPPs Too Much for Martz River Video
On 20 June, in the frames of 'Support to SHPP-relating reforms through the dialogue of public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” project, the working team paid a visit to Martz River, where you
10 Forests to Be Establish in Northern Armenia
15:57 June 30, 2015 | Forest | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak
10 Forests to Be Establish in Northern Armenia
10 forests will be planted in Armenia's Shirak, Lori and Kotayk Regions, which will symbolize Western Armenia’s communities, which were persecuted during the Genocide. Forests initiation is made
Hazardous Neighborhood of ''Martziget SHPP 2'' and Gas Station (Photos)
13:52 June 25, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
Hazardous Neighborhood of ''Martziget SHPP 2'' and Gas Station (Photos) Video
On the right side of the road running to Martz in Tumanyan Community, ''Martziget SHPP 2'' and Gas Station are operating next to each other. On 20 June
Most Communities Don’t Benefit from Environmental Fees by Companies
13:36 June 12, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Most Communities Don’t Benefit from Environmental Fees by Companies
“Sagamar” Company doesn’t pay any environmental fees. The company doesn’t have to make environmental fees, as it’s not included in the list of
Fioletovo Residents' Enquiry to Nature Protection Ministry: Why Negative Opinion Isn't Issued to Fioletovo Mining Project?
14:24 June 04, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Fioletovo Residents' Enquiry to Nature Protection Ministry: Why Negative Opinion Isn't Issued to Fioletovo Mining Project?
Fioletovo Village residents, Lori Region, have addressed a letter to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan in regard with Fioletovo gold mining project. The letter says
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
18:16 June 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
Alaverdi Town will stay for 45 days under the intensive impact of chlorofluorocarbons, as 45 days are needed to accomplish planned rehabilitation of the chimney and newly-built smoke pipe of Alaverdi copper smelting plant. In this regard, “Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Director
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
17:17 June 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
Dense smog has covered Alaverdi Town for several days. The chimney located on the top of Koshaberdsar, Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant owned
Around 50 % of Armenia in Desertification Process
18:56 June 02, 2015 | Officials | Lori | Tavush
Around 50 % of Armenia in Desertification Process
Estimates show that 48.8% (14519 km2) of Armenia is in desertification process and these areas are located in Lori and Tavush regions. Around 24.3% (7233 km2) of the Armenian
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
15:35 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Shirak
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
The research team eventually found that the odds of having a stillbirth was 2.38 times higher, the odds of having an induced abortion due to medical indications 2.67 times higher, and the odds of having early prenatal mortality 2.67 times higher for women living in Alaverdi compared with
TAES Minister: 94% Syunik Residents, 64% Lori Residents and 74% Tavush Residents Said Yes to Optimalization
13:02 May 29, 2015 | Officials | Lori | Syunik | Tavush
TAES Minister: 94% Syunik Residents, 64% Lori Residents and 74% Tavush Residents Said Yes to Optimalization
Syunik, Lori and Tavush will implement a community optimalization project, as Territorial Administration and Emergency States Minister Armen Yeritsyan said at the press conference held on 26 May. ‘94% of Syunik residents, 64% Lori residents and 74% Tavush residents said
TAMES Minister and MP Correspondence on Construction of New Tailing Dump by Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine
16:06 May 21, 2015 | Waste | Lori
TAMES Minister and MP Correspondence on Construction of New Tailing Dump by Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine
The incompliance of at least one criterion to state standards and norms in the expertise of new tailing dump construction project by Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine will be an obstacle for its construction. It’s what Territorial
Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine Fined for 5.19 Million AMD
13:40 April 30, 2015 | Officials | Lori
Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine Fined for 5.19 Million AMD
The Nature Protection Ministry has imposed a fine for 5.19 million AMD on Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine. Under the official website of Nature Protection Ministry, the act has
"Ban Producing Harvest": Mets Ayrum Community Head (Photo Report)
12:49 April 20, 2015 | Mining | Lori
"Ban Producing Harvest": Mets Ayrum Community Head (Photo Report) Video
“If you substantiate that the harvest is toxic, ban producing any harvest”: this was Mets Ayrum Village Head Sahak Nazaryan's response to expert
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because of Accumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps
15:10 April 17, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because of Accumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps Video
Hazardous sources of pollution have appeared in Akhtala town and its adjacent areas as a result of uncontrollable industrial dumps of Akhtala ore dressing combine and default of environmental pollution prevention. It’s Akhtala mine
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
13:51 April 17, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
The activities of “Teghut” CJSC, one of the many companies of opaque Vallex Group, illegally exploiting Teghut as a copper mine, continue to have a negative impact on Shnogh river. Photos taken on April 13
"Teghout" CJSC Already Getting Concentrate from Teghout
15:22 April 15, 2015 | Officials | Lori
"Teghout" CJSC Already Getting Concentrate from Teghout
The development of Teghout copper and molybdenum mine was launched in January 2015. In January and February 481,000 tons of ore
AUA Studies on Lead Concentration in Children's Blood in Akhtala and Alaverdi Should First of All Shock Health Ministry
13:20 April 15, 2015 | Officials | Lori
AUA Studies on Lead Concentration in Children's Blood in Akhtala and Alaverdi Should First of All Shock Health Ministry
In 2013 the American University of Armenia conducted studies on revealing lead in the children’s blood in two mining towns – Alaverdi and Akhtala, Lori Region, Armenia. For comparison, studies were held in Erebuni community, Yerevan. In total, 169 children aged
Not Pleased with Nature Protection Ministry Reply
14:10 April 13, 2015 | Officials | Lori
Not Pleased with Nature Protection Ministry Reply
Acting Staff Head of Nature Protection Ministry Khazhak Aghabekyan replied to the letter of Mets Ayrum community residents in regard with the construction of a new tailing dump by “Akhtala OCD” CJSC. The Ministry
Armenian Government Allowed “Teghut” CJSC To Import Radioactive Substances
17:30 April 10, 2015 | Officials | Lori
Armenian Government Allowed “Teghut” CJSC To Import Radioactive Substances
On 9 April the Armenian Government issued a license to import devices containing radioactive substances to “Teghout” CJSC for
Armenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
17:11 April 09, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Armenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
National Assembly “Armenian National Congress” Faction Head Levon Zurabyan replied to the letter addressed by Mets Ayrum community residents, as wwwilur.am website informs. The reply particularly says, “The Armenian National Congress together with its faction

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