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Aysas River To Be in Disastrous State If "Nane" SHPP Developed
13:18 February 17, 2014 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Aysas River To Be in Disastrous State If "Nane" SHPP Developed
Hermon SHPP is constructed on the Aysas River operated by “Elegis HPP” LLC, the derivation length is 3270 meters. It should be mentioned that “AratesEnergy” LLC is planning to construct...
What Culture Minister Wanted To Say and Which Environmentalists She Met?
16:19 February 11, 2014 | Officials | Vayots Dzor
What Culture Minister Wanted To Say and Which Environmentalists She Met?
At the press conference of 7 February Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan touched the problem of using Magel Cave for tourism purposes. The Culture Minister said that...
Lydian International wraps up C$15mln funding
14:05 February 03, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Lydian International wraps up C$15mln funding
Lydian International has tied up a crucial C$15 million funding deal to progress its Amulsar gold project in Armenia.The company has entered into an agreement with...
Struggle for Unique Magel Cave Continuing (Photos)
18:14 January 22, 2014 | Biodiversity | Vayots Dzor
Struggle for Unique Magel Cave Continuing (Photos)
“Magel Cave is one of unique caves in Armenia, where biodiversity is fine and can easily be damaged,” said...
Nature Protection Minister: Amulsar Project Should Be The Best In The World
10:39 January 09, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Nature Protection Minister: Amulsar Project Should Be The Best In The World
We had 2-3 discussions concerning Amuslar project, where Jermuk Town ...
Gladzor Project Granted Negative Opinion of Environmental Opinion
16:27 December 03, 2013 | Officials | Vayots Dzor
Gladzor Project Granted Negative Opinion of Environmental Opinion
It should be noted that Gladzor poly-metallic mine contains copper, lead, zinc, silver and cadmium. Under EcoLur’s Ecological Risk Model ...
Fish Should First Jump over Stones, Then Walk Upwards To Get To Spawning Site
12:37 November 25, 2013 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Fish Should First Jump over Stones, Then Walk Upwards To Get To Spawning Site Video
“Jermuk Hydrotech” CJSC, which plans to construct new “Jermuk 2” SHHP, doesn’t ensure needed water flow for the fish pass. The company not only doesn’t take into consideration the defined rules and standards, but also...
Public Hearings in Jermuk: Don’t Enter Water Not To Get Soaked
14:40 November 20, 2013 | Forest | Vayots Dzor
Public Hearings in Jermuk: Don’t Enter Water Not To Get Soaked Video
“So, what should be do? To estimate how the noise will impact each bird?” said...
SHPP Arpa-3 Planned To Be Constructed In Territory of State Reserve
16:14 November 14, 2013 | Biodiversity | Vayots Dzor
SHPP Arpa-3 Planned To Be Constructed In Territory of State Reserve
If “Arpa-3” SHPP is granted a positive opinion of the environmental expertise, it will be constructed in the territory of specially protected area “Jermuk Hydrological State Reserve”. The reserve is
General Thought Like That: To Construct SHPP
14:24 October 22, 2013 | Water | Vayots Dzor
General Thought Like That: To Construct SHPP Video
“No public hearings were held as such to inform the people what is taking place. They didn’t gather the people and didn’t present anything,” the villagers said and added,
Rats in Village’s Drinking Water
13:23 October 22, 2013 | Water | Vayots Dzor
Rats in Village’s Drinking Water
But several years ago somebody reached a decision that the height of the village should be below 2000 meters, and now the height of the village is 1960 meters, so...
LYDIAN INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMULSAR GOLD MINE
12:38 October 18, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
LYDIAN INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENT OF THE AMULSAR GOLD MINE
The working group was formed by the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia in order to discuss issues related to the proposed location of heap leach processing facility, and was comprised of senior representatives from the Company and the Armenian Government, including representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, the Ministry of Nature Protection, the Ministry of Urban Development and the State Committee of the Real Estate Cadastre. On October 8, 2013, the working group concluded that...
Right Now: Hnting Bezoar Goats in Jermuk
14:01 October 14, 2013 | Biodiversity | Vayots Dzor
Right Now: Hnting Bezoar Goats in Jermuk
“I can’t shoot the hunters on the camera: they are rather far from and I can see them with a telescope. They used to be four, but now they are three. The bezoar goats went down to the drinking place, they shot, but...
Jermuk Villagers To Apply to ECHR for Amulsar Gold Mine Project Affected Communities
17:38 October 08, 2013 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Jermuk Villagers To Apply to ECHR for Amulsar Gold Mine Project Affected Communities Video
Jermuk Villagers To Apply to ECHR for Amulsar Gold Mine Project Affected Communities
Jermuk Mayor Thinks Amulsar Mine Development Won’t Disturb Jermuk Development
14:36 October 07, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Jermuk Mayor Thinks Amulsar Mine Development Won’t Disturb Jermuk Development
“I used to oppose to the mine development, but at this moment it doesn’t disturb the development of our town,” said Jermuk Mayor in his interview and outlined that...
Another blow to the river Yeghegis
16:49 September 23, 2013 | SOS | Vayots Dzor
Another blow to the river Yeghegis
We have the same situation each year, in summer and
Public Calling for IFC: Stop Amulsar Project
13:31 September 06, 2013 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Public Calling for IFC: Stop Amulsar Project
The activities on Amulsar project don’t comply with the following IFC standards...
EBRD Reply On Amulsar Gold Mine Project
17:23 August 23, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
EBRD Reply On Amulsar Gold Mine Project
EBRD could not provide financing to Amulsar mine development if it is not in compliance with national legislation and
Hrachya Avagyan: In case Amulsar Mined, We Should Say Farewell To Our Jermuk
13:44 August 16, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Hrachya Avagyan: In case Amulsar Mined, We Should Say Farewell To Our Jermuk
Amulsar gold quartzite mine can’t be developed, even if it is economically beneficial for
Administrative, Appeal and Cassation Courts Rejected Jermuk Resident’s Claim to Recognize Jermuk as Amulsar Project Affected Community
13:38 August 14, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Administrative, Appeal and Cassation Courts Rejected Jermuk Resident’s Claim to Recognize Jermuk as Amulsar Project Affected Community
Administrative and Appeal Courts of Armenia rejected the claim, while the Cassation Court of Armenia returned the appeal complaint explaining this that the appeal is not

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