14:40 November 20, 2013 | Forest | Vayots DzorPublic Hearings in Jermuk: Don’t Enter Water Not To Get Soaked
“So, what should be do? To estimate how the noise will impact each bird?” said...
16:14 November 14, 2013 | Biodiversity | Vayots DzorSHPP 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
14:24 October 22, 2013 | Water | Vayots DzorGeneral Thought Like That: To Construct SHPP
“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,
13:23 October 22, 2013 | Water | Vayots DzorRats 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...
12:38 October 18, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorLYDIAN 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...
14:01 October 14, 2013 | Biodiversity | Vayots DzorRight 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...
17:38 October 08, 2013 | Mining | Vayots DzorJermuk Villagers To Apply to ECHR for Amulsar Gold Mine Project Affected Communities
Jermuk Villagers To Apply to ECHR for Amulsar Gold Mine Project Affected Communities
14:36 October 07, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorJermuk 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...
16:49 September 23, 2013 | SOS | Vayots DzorAnother blow to the river Yeghegis
We have the same situation each year, in summer and
13:31 September 06, 2013 | Mining | Vayots DzorPublic Calling for IFC: Stop Amulsar Project
The activities on Amulsar project don’t comply with the following IFC standards...
17:23 August 23, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorEBRD 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
13:44 August 16, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorHrachya 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
13:38 August 14, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorAdministrative, 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
15:13 August 09, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorMessages on Amulsar Project Continuing
In line with RA Law “On Lake Sevan” (Article 10) any ore processing facilities are banned to be constructed in the...
17:21 July 29, 2013 | SOS | Vayots DzorEarth in Yeghegis River Because of Landslide
Under the information from the Ministry of Emergency States it became known at 11:05 on 29 July that pipes were laid down in the area owned by a citizen, which resulted in sliding...
11:52 July 15, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorDiscussion of Cyanic Plant Construction Replaced from Gorayk to Gndevaz
“Geoteam CJSC” Company has organized a meeting with Gndevaz villagers, where they talked about the cyanic plant for gold extraction...
16:35 July 09, 2013 | Officials | Vayots DzorGeoteam Inviting International Banks and Investment Organizations
On the invitation of “Geoteam” CJSC the representatives of international banks and investment organizations will visit Amulsar...
12:11 July 02, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorDetails on Armenia’s third oil and natural gas exploration company
The abovementioned sectors are located in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor and Syunik Regions
16:12 June 28, 2013 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots DzorAmbassadors of UK K and USA in Armenia to visit Amulsar
According to press release of “Geotim” Company, on June 26 Ambassador of the UK Katherine Leach and Ambassador of the USA John Heffern visited the Amulsar gold project site and the two of the surrounding villages, namely Gorayk and Gndevaz. The trip was for the Ambassadors to familiarize
16:22 June 25, 2013 | Officials | Vayots DzorMain Topic of Meeting with Nature Protection Minister- Again Amulsar
“Armenia has magnificent nature, which I am opening for me just now”,- The UK Ambassador spoke about the gold extraction from Amulsar mine...