15:20 August 28, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzorThe Youth from Gndevaz Village Organizing Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Project
The Youth from Gndevaz Village Organizing Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Project
12:25 August 27, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | YerevanAmulsar Passions Transferred to Yerevan
At the press conference held on 26 August at “EcoLur” Press Club Gndevaz villager, journalist Tehmine Yenoqyan, Pan-Armenian Environmental Front member Levon Galstyan and “EcoLur” Informational NGO President Inga Zarafyan expressed their opinions on Amulsar gold mining project and the construction of the heap leach plant. Gndevaz Village head and several villagers also attended the press conference
08:43 August 26, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorWhy Did Gndevaz Villagers Get Angry?
Gndevaz villager were angry with the fact though the hearings were held in Gndevaz Village, where the heap leach plant will be constructed, there was no room in the hall for Gndevaz villagers even to stand
11:26 August 25, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorScandal at Public Hearings of Amulsar Project
On 25 August, at 10:00 a.m., the public hearings of Amulsar gold mining project and EIA accountability held in Gndevaz Community, Vayots Dzor Region started with scandal. The project authors just started presenting the project, when a Gndevaz villager asked
15:20 August 12, 2014 | Water | Vayots dzorViolations Exist - No Body Liable
On 24 July 2014 the Pan-Armenian Environmental Front applied to Nature Protection Minister presenting certain photos, which clearly show how the environmental flow is
14:34 August 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorEBRD and IFC Proceeded to Examining Complaints on Amulsar Project in Real Earnest
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, have proceeded to the examination of the complaints on Amulsar
15:20 August 07, 2014 | SOS | Vayots dzorMinistry Must Issue Opinion on SHPP Projects As Artavan River May Appear in Disastrous Situation
It means that the Artavan River, which has only a length of 19 km, will piped or a distance of 6667.5 meters or 35% of the river will be left without water
14:54 August 07, 2014 | SOS | Vayots dzorLetter to Nature Protection Minister: Construction of New SHPPs on Artavan and Other Rivers of Armenia Is Impermissible
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF), “EcoLur” Informational NGO and Public Environmental Alliance have sent their opinion to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan on new SHPPs, particularly on the construction of two “Artavan” SHPPs on the Artavan River. The public representatives
15:30 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzorWhy Gndevaz Villagers Opposed to Amulsar Project?
We also worked at Amulsar, the mine is not open yet, but we worked during the geoprospecting…For example, I took part in the geoprospecting in Amulsar for one year, I worked for Geoteam Company. They drilled thousands of wells, and whoever worked there had problems with their health. For example, I had
15:28 August 04, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzorGeoteam Promising To Examine Gndevaz Villagers’ Complaint
Geoteam Company developing Amulsar gold mine in Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, promises to examine the villagers’ complains and to take proper measures, as Geoteam
14:45 July 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorSensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
Gndevaz Villagers, Vayots Dzor Region, has made a sensational statement, while their village is considered to be the foothold in Amulsar open pit mining. Geoteam Company
14:01 July 29, 2014 | Officials | Vayots dzorNature Protection Ministry To Carry Out Inspections in 4 SHHPs Constructed on Yeghegis River
Minister Aramayis Grigoryan assigned to carry out examinations in 'Yeghegis SHPP', 'Artavan', 'Goghtanik' and 'Khachi Qar' SHPPs constructed on
12:09 July 25, 2014 | SOS | Vayots dzorPan-Armenian Environmental Front Beating Alarm Signal to Nature Protection Ministry about Disastrous Situation in Yeghegis River
'The ecosystem of Yeghegis River basin is in the disastrous situation because of the construction of many SHPPs and uncontrollable operation. There are already 12 SHPPs operating, another 8 are planned to be
18:43 July 10, 2014 | Water | Vayots dzorVillage Supporting SHPP, But It Will Sue In Case of No Water
“Environmental Expertise” SNCO expert Nazik Mkrtchyan expressed her concern, “10 l/sec water worries all of us. This indicator is subject to
17:57 July 03, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorHakob Sanasaryan: Amulsar Fever Enhancing
Hakob Sanasaryan, Chairman of Greens Union of Armenia, has addressed a letter to Thomas Lubeck, IFC Regional Manager for the South Caucasus in regard with Amulsar gold
15:55 July 02, 2014 | Water | Vayots dzor"Varantsov" SHPP New Project with Numerous Risks
The public hearings of "Varantsov" SHPP project will be held at 12:00, on 9 July, at Martiros Village Rural Administration building, Vayots Dzor Region. This SHPP project bears huge risks
18:19 June 25, 2014 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | Vayots dzorConference Dedicated to Local Action Plan for Environmental Protection Launched in Jermuk
The conference dedicated to the local action plan for environmental protection was launched in Jermuk resort town. The main aim of the action plan is ...
13:53 June 24, 2014 | Forest | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Vayots dzorDangerous To Access Forest
To avoid any poisoning 25 days after the end of the chemical measures, it’s strictly prohibited for people and animals to access...
14:42 June 20, 2014 | Officials | Vayots dzorState Committee on Water Industry Responded to Azatek Residents' Complaints
The State Committee on Water Industry of Territorial Administration Ministry has responded to the problem with...