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Nature Protection Ministry Issued Positive Opinion to Vorotan SHPP Project
13:32 January 29, 2015 | Water | Syunik
Nature Protection Ministry Issued Positive Opinion to Vorotan SHPP Project
The Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the construction project of “Vorotan SHHP” by “Vorotan Systems” LLC. The Vorotan SHPP will be constructed in the administrative area of Gorayk community, Syunik region on the River Vorotan
Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine CJSC Down List
12:07 January 29, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine CJSC Down List
Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine having been number one in the list of the largest tax payers has got down the list. Under the list of tax payers
KfW Bank Discussing Bids on Implementing “Establishing Biospheric Area in Syunik Region” Project
13:56 January 12, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
KfW Bank Discussing Bids on Implementing “Establishing Biospheric Area in Syunik Region” Project
Four consulting companies have submitted their technical and financial bids for the implementation of “Establishing Biospheric Area in Syunik Region” Project to the Selection
Environmentalists about Achievements and Failures for 2014, As Well As Expectations from 2015
16:13 December 29, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
Environmentalists about Achievements and Failures for 2014, As Well As Expectations from 2015 Video
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.
Nature Protection Minister's Final Press Conference for 2014: Mining, Part 6
16:40 December 26, 2014 | Officials | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Minister's Final Press Conference for 2014: Mining, Part 6 Video
Referring to Amulsar mining project, the journalists asked a question to the Minister to what extent the complaint of Gndevaz villagers is go\rounded, who oppose to the mining project and are going to sue. In reply, the Minister said
Environmental Flow of the Voghji River Increased by 180 Times Because of Economic Activities
11:29 December 22, 2014 | Water | Syunik
Environmental Flow of the Voghji River Increased by 180 Times Because of Economic Activities
The economic activities caused the decrease of the environmental flow of the Voghji River 180 times. 'Big water intake causes non-adherence to the environmental flow in the Voghji River in Qajaran Town section
Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
12:00 December 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
For already several years a real boom of cancer diseased can be observed in Armenia, while the most awful thing is that it is observed among the children. According to the statistics, since 1990
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

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