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Requirements of Sanitary Standards Designed for Water Quality Not Adhered in Kapan
14:06 August 17, 2015 | Cities | Syunik
Requirements of Sanitary Standards Designed for Water Quality Not Adhered in Kapan
The requirements of sanitary standards prescribed by the Armenian legislation are not adhered to in Kapan Town, Syunik Region, as
Amulsar Project: Questions, Answers and Once Again Questions without Answers
16:45 August 07, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project: Questions, Answers and Once Again Questions without Answers
Lydian International Company has disseminated a press release “Questions and Answers” on Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility in the territory of Gndevaz Village, near Jermuk resort
Arevik National Park Endangered: "Tatstone" Intends To Develop Litchq Copper Mine
15:38 August 06, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Arevik National Park Endangered: "Tatstone" Intends To Develop Litchq Copper Mine
"Tatstone" LLC intends to develop Litchq copper mine in opencast manner. On 14 August 2015, at 13:00, the public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Litchq copper mine, Syunik Region, submitted by "Tatstone" LLC will be held in Litchq Rural Municipality
Gold To Be Prospected in Sisian
15:44 August 05, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Gold To Be Prospected in Sisian
“G Metals Investment Limited” LLC intends to carry out geological prospecting in an area of 850 ha in the southern part of Dastakert, Syunik Region
OSCE Supporting Civil Society to Develop Environmental Strategy Together with Government
14:54 August 03, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
OSCE Supporting Civil Society to Develop Environmental Strategy Together with Government
Syunik-based “Ecological Safety Ensuring and Democracy Development” NGO is studying what is the mining share in the Armenian economy with all its negative and positive impacts. Analytical studies about
Foundations Laundering Money?
14:29 August 03, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Foundations Laundering Money?
“Geoteam” mining company, which plans to develop Amulsar mine, donated 122 million AMD (around US $256,000) to “Luys” Foundation
Armenian Environmental Front: Don’t Become an Unwitting Participant of Amulsar Disastrous Program PR
18:00 July 22, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Environmental Front: Don’t Become an Unwitting Participant of Amulsar Disastrous Program PR
We apply to all the persons and organizations invited to this meeting not to take part in another PR of Amulsar gold disastrous program as all the discussions held by Lydian/Geoteam are only aimed at presenting to the investors հօw “responsible” they are and attract new
Interest in Small Hydropower Plants Construction Reduced
18:18 July 21, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Syunik
Interest in Small Hydropower Plants Construction Reduced
On July 16, 2015 the executive body declared invalid the decision on giving land to “Surb Aghbyur” LTD to construct
How and Why the Government Reduced the Area of "Arevik" National Park and "Zangezour" State Preserve
15:04 July 15, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
How and Why the Government Reduced the Area of "Arevik" National Park and "Zangezour" State Preserve
On July 2, 2015 the RA Government adopted 731-N decision according to which the area of "Zangezour" Biosphere Complex was factually reduced by 630.6541 ha at the expense of
German Development Bank KfW is Proposed to Increase Transparency of Creation and Development of "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Project
16:28 July 08, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
German Development Bank KfW is Proposed to Increase Transparency of Creation and Development of "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Project
“WORKERS' RIGHTS PROTECTION UNION” which has its representative office also in Germany, sent a letter to the German Development Bank KfW, in which it offers to increase transparency of creation and development of "Zangezur" biosphere complex project in order to avoid corruption risks. The letter reads as follows:
High fire risk is predicted in Ararat valley and Syunik Province
10:45 July 03, 2015 | Climate Change | Ararat | Armavir | Syunik
High fire risk is predicted in Ararat valley and Syunik Province
Attention! High fire risk is predicted in Ararat valley and Syunik Province
Three Public Hearings on Gold Prospecting Expected in Geharkounik and Syunik In Near Future
15:40 June 23, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
Three Public Hearings on Gold Prospecting Expected in Geharkounik and Syunik In Near Future
Three public hearings will be held late in June and early in July, all three on the geological prospecting in gold
"Most of 8 Million Euros of KfW Bank Comes for Communities": "Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex"
11:53 June 19, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
"Most of 8 Million Euros of KfW Bank Comes for Communities": "Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex"
"Zangezour" Biospheric Complex was established in Syunik Region, Armenia in 2013. EcoLur had an interview with Karen Kirakosyan, Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex SNCO, about 8.25 million
New Tailing Dump of Zangezour Combine As If Tailing Dump Processing Investment Program
18:02 June 18, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
New Tailing Dump of Zangezour Combine As If Tailing Dump Processing Investment Program
The National Assembly, with enthusiasm, discusses a business project, which is supposed to have multimillion-dollar investments. It is an unprecedented program that will comprehensively solve
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan Welcomes Investments into Amulsar Project Still Not Confirmed
16:53 June 18, 2015 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan Welcomes Investments into Amulsar Project Still Not Confirmed
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan received Howard Stevenson, President and CEO of British Lydian International, and discussed
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
18:33 June 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
Meanwhile dumps can’t be “temporarily hidden from rains” with water-proof mud pads, as the ground water will in any case have the oxidative drainage of tails into Sevan.
Geoteam Replied to Syunik NGO's Questions on Amulsar
18:53 June 09, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Geoteam Replied to Syunik NGO's Questions on Amulsar
Syunik-based “Union for Protection of Employees’ Rights” NGO President Arthur Ghazaryan has sent an enquiry to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan and “Lydian International” Company, which is
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field
18:22 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field Video
The public representatives in Syunik are opposing to conducting geoprospecting works in Khachaqar-Paravan polymetallic mine filed, as they expressed their approach
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

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