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Reply of State Committee on Radiation Safety Regulation
17:53 January 21, 2015 | Nuclear Energy | Kotayk | Lori | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Reply of State Committee on Radiation Safety Regulation
The State Committee on Radiation Safety Regulation by the Armenian Government has responded to EcoLur’s article published on 8 December 2014, which is entitled
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
New Water-waste Mechanical Treatment Plant Plant Launched in Jermuk
13:43 December 22, 2014 | Officials | Vayots dzor
New Water-waste Mechanical Treatment Plant Plant Launched in Jermuk
It’s a national project, to which €21.7 million are allocated; the European Investment Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development each provided a €6.5 million loan, and
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
“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
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
Earthquake in Armenia
11:45 November 26, 2014 | Officials | Vayots dzor
Earthquake in Armenia
On November 25, at 22:47 o'clock in the Republic of Armenia 10 km south-east from Yeghegnadzor town 2.6 magnitude earthquake
S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos)
14:12 November 21, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos) Video
“Vayq Gold” Company wants to construct Azatek gold-polymetallic ore dressing plant in a distance of several hundred meters from Arin Village, Vayots Dzor Region, as Arin villagers beat an alarm signal to EcoLur. Recently they saw
Part of Documents of Amulsar Project Remaining Closed for Public
15:54 November 17, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Part of Documents of Amulsar Project Remaining Closed for Public
It's already three months that Aarhus center in Yeghegnadzor hasn't been able to receive the record of public hearings on Amulsar project
A Bear Blocked in a Metal Fence in Vayots Dzor
12:59 November 17, 2014 | Biodiversity | Vayots dzor
A Bear Blocked in a Metal Fence in Vayots Dzor
On November 16 a bear was blocked in a metal fence in Gomk village in Vayots Dzor. As the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations informs the rescuers
"Vayk Gold" Implementing an Illegal Activity in Azatek Mine
13:05 November 13, 2014 | Officials | Vayots dzor
"Vayk Gold" Implementing an Illegal Activity in Azatek Mine
"Vayk Gold" LLC is implementing works of reassessing reserves in Azatek polymetallic mine without submitting any document to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection
Armenian Society Calls the Diaspora not to Support Amulsar Project
12:49 November 10, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Society Calls the Diaspora not to Support Amulsar Project
Operation of Amoulsar Gold Mine is Yet Another Disaster to Armenia Call Upon All Armenians To Reject Any Support For Mining in Amoulsar
They are now begging the Diaspora for money to exploit Amulsar mine
17:27 November 07, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
They are now begging the Diaspora for money to exploit Amulsar mine Video
The heads of “Lydian International”, a company registered in the UK’s Channel Islands, and its Armenian affiliate “Geoteam” held a meeting with the Los Angeles Armenian community on October 2nd, where they called on people to invest in the Amulsar gold mine. A similar meeting is scheduled on November 7th in New York
Radiation Background Found out in Vayk and Azatek
15:27 November 06, 2014 | Nuclear Energy | Vayots dzor
Radiation Background Found out in Vayk and Azatek
As a result of monitoring realized in Vayk town, Azatek community and Azatek gold and polymetallic deposit high background measurements of radiation significantly
Radiation Background Measurements in Vayq Town, Azatek Community and Azatek Mine (Photo)
14:03 October 31, 2014 | Nuclear Energy | Vayots dzor
Radiation Background Measurements in Vayq Town, Azatek Community and Azatek Mine (Photo) Video
“It’s hazardous for human people, and we will oppose to having jobs at the expense of our health: let them open factories, otherwise, we will get money in the uranium mine, but the whole nation will be harmed,”
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Project Failed (Photo)
12:28 October 31, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Project Failed (Photo) Video
The attempt to legalize Amulsar project has failed, either by its international standards, or the domestic legislation or not allowing the stakeholders to attend the discussion on Amulsar project. On 30 October the protest demonstration against Amulsar gold mining project was accompanied
Teghout Support Group's Open Letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan Communities
16:42 October 30, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Teghout Support Group's Open Letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan Communities
Teghout Support Initiative has addressed an open letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan communities in Vayots Dzor Region as represented by community heads Harapet Mkrtchayn, Arustam Arustamyan and Simon Babayan
Statement of the civil initiative S.O.S. Amulsar
16:26 October 30, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Statement of the civil initiative S.O.S. Amulsar
The Initiative S.O.S Amulsar issued a statement to the organizers and participants of the discussion of Amulsar project. The statement says,

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