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10 Towns in Armenia Committed to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 20% Till 2020
18:03 March 30, 2015 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Shirak | Tavush | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
10 Towns in Armenia Committed to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 20% Till 2020
10 Towns in Armenia Committed to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 20% Till 2020
Time for Armenia to choose: Mining for Development or Systematic Plunder?
17:48 March 30, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Time for Armenia to choose: Mining for Development or Systematic Plunder?
We urge the citizens of Armenia and our compatriots living abroad not to be indifferent towards this destructive process and realize that time has come for all of us to make a decision - either side with the exploitation of the mines for the sake of our country’s “development” or systematic plunder of the natural resources belonging
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distanc
17:38 March 26, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distanc
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distanc
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected
17:27 March 26, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected
The fact that open pit mining will be implemented in the drainage basin of Lake Sevan is already an undeniable legal ground to consider the possible impact on Lake Sevan substantiated and to recognize at least the communities adjacent
Results of Amulsar Gold Mining Document Study Results: Conclusions and Proposals
15:27 March 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Results of Amulsar Gold Mining Document Study Results: Conclusions and Proposals
This time it’s Harutyun Movsisyan, PhD in Geological Sciences, Associate Professor, who submitted his assessment on the official website of Aarhus Centers, www.aarhus.am, which particularly says: “The EIA submitted by the company mentions heap leach facility with a capacity of 106 million tons and says nothing that this volume is wastes to be collected in the tailing dump, which needs technical conditions, special project
Lydian Seeking to Attract Investments into Amulsar Project Bearing High Investment Risks
16:00 March 17, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Lydian Seeking to Attract Investments into Amulsar Project Bearing High Investment Risks
Lydian International Company is seeking to attract shareholders into the development of Amulsar gold mine Armenia. Lydian International Company presented Amulsar project at PDAC-2015 in Canada. The CEO of Lydian International Company Howard Stevenson stated
Open Letter to "Geoteam" Company from Residents Concerned with Future of Gndevaz and Vayots Dzor
19:01 March 13, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Open Letter to "Geoteam" Company from Residents Concerned with Future of Gndevaz and Vayots Dzor
You mention that in the heap leach facility the PH of the sodium cyanide shall be 11 and over in order not to have hydrogen cyanide leak, the small amount of which is lethal. We would like to get clarifications how this process will be implemented in the area of 134 ha with 4 million tons of solution under temperature fluctuations from -30 to +30 degrees in the rain or snow or what
Spitak and Vayq Committed to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% by 2020
17:48 March 13, 2015 | Officials | Lori | Vayots dzor
Spitak and Vayq Committed to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% by 2020
The municipalities of Spitak and Vayk together with Habitat for Humanity Armenia foundation supported by the European Union implement “Access to renewable and efficient energy in Municipalities Vayk and Spitak” project. “In the upcoming 4 years it’s planned to
Lydian International Company Planning to Proceed to Amulsar Mine Construction Stage
15:02 March 11, 2015 | Officials | Vayots dzor
Lydian International Company Planning to Proceed to Amulsar Mine Construction Stage
President and CEO of “Lydian International” Company Howard Stevenson said that “Lydian International” Company plans to ensure the complete financing of Amulsar project and to proceed to the mine construction stage in 2015
S.O.S. Amulsar Initiative: EBRD PCM Decision Non-Grounded
17:45 March 06, 2015 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzor
S.O.S. Amulsar Initiative: EBRD PCM Decision Non-Grounded
We feel compelled to express our concern regarding the eligibility decision in the case, which is inconsistent with the PCM’s Rules of Procedures (RoP) and demonstrates a worrying disconnect with complainants
No To Mining at Amulsar, Protests in Sweden
12:17 February 27, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
No To Mining at Amulsar, Protests in Sweden
օn February 26, in the capital city of Sweden, a group of environmentalists joined to the campaign against the mining at Amulsar initiated by Lydian International Ltd
Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Mine from Jermuk to Gndevaz  (Photos)
19:21 February 23, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Mine from Jermuk to Gndevaz (Photos)
The protest demonstration organized by S.O.S Amulsar initiative in the frames of "Dznemarduk-2015" festival held in Jermuk Town, Vayots Dzor Region from
Nature Protection Minister Visited "Dilijan" National Park
19:17 February 23, 2015 | Officials | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Minister Visited "Dilijan" National Park
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan held a working meeting at “Dilijan” National Park. The Minister particularly outlined, “Striving to develop tourism in this area, particularly ecotourism
"Amulsar Mine To Kill Jermuk Resort": Protest Demonstration at "Dznemarduk-2015" Festival (Photos)
12:54 February 23, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
"Amulsar Mine To Kill Jermuk Resort": Protest Demonstration at "Dznemarduk-2015" Festival (Photos)
From 20 to 22 February "Dznemarduk-2015" festival was held in Jermuk Town, Vayots Dzor Region. Jermuk was covered with snow sculptures, which were made by sculptors and amateur groups. S.O.S Amulsar initiative made a surprise
Nature Protection Ministry Armed
18:07 February 17, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Shirak | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Ministry Armed
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan submitted for the approval of the Armenian Government a draft resolution on providing guns
Amulsar: even "responsible" mining is destructive - Dr. Anahid Shirinian-Orlando
17:00 February 17, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar: even "responsible" mining is destructive - Dr. Anahid Shirinian-Orlando
Lydian International Limited company, registered in an offshore zone, presented a document entitled "Amulsar Project, November 2014" to Armenians in the Diaspora. This document is superficial, misleading and incomplete. This is what thinks Anahit Shirinian-Orlando, an environmental scientist-engineer living in Los Angeles, who says No to mining at Amulsar
Flagrant “Arpa 3” SHPP Project Issued Positive Opinion
14:46 February 12, 2015 | Water | Vayots dzor
Flagrant “Arpa 3” SHPP Project Issued Positive Opinion
Nature Protection Ministry. The construction of this SHPP caused concerns
Right to Water Violated in Armenia
14:45 February 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Right to Water Violated in Armenia
Mining pollutes rivers, particularly, transboundary Debed, Voghji and Aras rivers. These rivers are polluted by
Sevan Committee' Refusal to Answer Enquiry on Amulsar Project is Violation of Armenian Legislation
13:44 February 06, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Sevan Committee' Refusal to Answer Enquiry on Amulsar Project is Violation of Armenian Legislation
The Scientific-Expert Committee on Lake Sevan Preservation refused to provide EcoLur the text of the positive opinion on Amulsar project issued in 2014. The substantiation of this refusal doesn’t comply with the essence of the enquiry
Gndevaz Villagers Addressed Open Letter to OSCE Ambassador on Amulsar
12:25 February 02, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gndevaz Villagers Addressed Open Letter to OSCE Ambassador on Amulsar
A group of Gndevaz Villagers, Vayots Dzor, has addressed an open letter to the OSCE Ambassador Andrey Sorokin in regard with Amulsar project, which says,

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