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Water Flow in Voghji and Meghri Basins Reduced by 30%
18:02 December 12, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
Water Flow in Voghji and Meghri Basins Reduced by 30%
“The average annual temperature in the Voghji basin has increased by 0.5 degree. We can see in five hydrological observation
Amulsar: Profitable or Lethal Cyanide
16:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar: Profitable or Lethal Cyanide
The people interested in the ecological problems in Armenia once again got convinced that the environmental expertise in our country doesn’t serve
Artsvanik tailing Dumps Has Life of Two Years
14:27 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Artsvanik tailing Dumps Has Life of Two Years
“After two years it will reach its maximum height. Where will these tails be taken? The combine will continue its operation, moreover, it’s increasing its capacities
“Lake Sevan, Gegharkounik Region, Littoral Area representatives Complaint Addressed to EBRD and IFC
13:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Lake Sevan, Gegharkounik Region, Littoral Area representatives Complaint Addressed to EBRD and IFC
The opinion says that the project area is a direct impact zone of Lake Sevan (requirement 1: “RA Law “On Lake Seva”, Article 8 says that the zone of direct impact of Lake Sevan basin is an object of special regulation, and when implementing
“Vorotan” CJSC Threatening to Destroy Fish in Vorotan
14:42 December 09, 2014 | Biodiversity | Syunik
“Vorotan” CJSC Threatening to Destroy Fish in Vorotan
On December 16, 2014 at 12 o'clock public discussions will take place on the working project of "Vorotan" SHPP construction in Yeghegnadzor Municipality in Ararat
"Anapat-1" SHHP To Increase Aghandzi River Load by25.46%
18:30 December 08, 2014 | Water | Syunik
"Anapat-1" SHHP To Increase Aghandzi River Load by25.46%
On 12 December, at 14:00, the public hearings of the EIA of the working project on “Anapat-1” SHPP owned by
Environmentalists: Amulsar Project Implemented under Political and Financial Pressures
18:25 December 02, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Environmentalists: Amulsar Project Implemented under Political and Financial Pressures Video
The passions around Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility have become tenser and tenses. The reason is the positive opinion issued to the project by “Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature
When Fulfilling Requirements of Expertise, Impelemntation of Amulsar Project is Infeasible
16:44 December 01, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
When Fulfilling Requirements of Expertise, Impelemntation of Amulsar Project is Infeasible
The complex program of Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility was issued a conditional positive opinion by the environmental expertise of Nature Protection
Damage of 1.3 Million AMD Caused to Nature in Tavush, Lori, Syunik and Vayots Dzor Regions As a Result of Illegal Deforestation and Other Violations
16:13 December 01, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Lori | Syunik | Tavush | Vayots dzor
Damage of 1.3 Million AMD Caused to Nature in Tavush, Lori, Syunik and Vayots Dzor Regions As a Result of Illegal Deforestation and Other Violations
16 decisions of administrative fine of total amount of 1.3 million AMD was made as a result of the activities carried out by
Nature Protection Ministry Gave Green Light to Meghrasar Gold Mining Project
16:45 November 27, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Nature Protection Ministry Gave Green Light to Meghrasar Gold Mining Project Video
On 18 November “Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to Meghrasar open pit mining project. On 11 November the public sector applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and
What Is Happening with Zangezour Biosphere Complex?
14:43 November 27, 2014 | Biodiversity | Syunik
What Is Happening with Zangezour Biosphere Complex?
The program on establishing Zangezour biospheric complex left as inheritance from Ex Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan to the current Ministry staff can't be still determined either in its geography, or regime or the frames
144 Patients, 3 of Them Incurable, in the Community Influenced by Geghanush Tailing Dump (Photos)
16:30 November 25, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
144 Patients, 3 of Them Incurable, in the Community Influenced by Geghanush Tailing Dump (Photos)
Every year Geghanush tailing dump in Syunik region of the RA occupies 10 ha of new areas. They are mainly the administrative areas of Geghanush community. According to Geghanush residents a new agreement will be signed between
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos)
15:47 November 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos) Video
A resident of Kajaran town in Syunik region of the RA alerts that the town is totally in dust 3-4 hours a day. According to the resident the dust arises from Kajaran
An Accident, A Man Drowned in Artsvanik Tail Pipe
14:15 November 17, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
An Accident, A Man Drowned in Artsvanik Tail Pipe
On November 17 a man was drowned in Artsvanik tail pipe.
After SHPP Construction Only Sewage to Be Left in the River Meghri, Resident of Lehvaz
16:47 November 14, 2014 | Water | Syunik
After SHPP Construction Only Sewage to Be Left in the River Meghri, Resident of Lehvaz Video
Ecolur's question whether the river has a sanitary function for the people, the residents answered, "All the sewage of the upper villages fall into the river, and only the sewage will be left in the river".
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Called Upon Court for Additional Tax of 3 Billion 809 Million AMD
17:46 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Called Upon Court for Additional Tax of 3 Billion 809 Million AMD
Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC is not going to pay the additional tax of 3 billion 809 million AMD (or US $ 9.5 million) imposed by Finance
“AT Metals” Respond to Environmental Society Concerns
16:55 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
“AT Metals” Respond to Environmental Society Concerns
In my opinion, this is favourable for some Western forces, so as Armenia to be poor, not to construct anything and not to do anything. It’s my personal opinion as a Russian
Armenia, the Custom Price of Copper Ore and Concentrate Decreased by 22.6 %
15:35 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Armenia, the Custom Price of Copper Ore and Concentrate Decreased by 22.6 %
Within one year the taxes paid by ZCMC decreased by about 13.6 million dollars or more than twice. It is directly connected with deterioration of the financial and economic indicators of the leading company
Public Respresentatives Applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar Mine
17:54 November 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Public Respresentatives Applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar Mine
Public representatives have addressed an open letter to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar mining project. The letter says, “On 31 July the EIA of Meghrasar open pit mining was submitted to Nature Protection
Syunik's Governor, "There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik"
17:25 November 11, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
Syunik's Governor, "There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik" Video
"There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik. The main development of the southern part of Syunik will

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