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...
17:32 June 16, 2014 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | Vayots dzorWhy Do Villagers Agree to Sell Their Land Areas with Such Ease?
They told us that the number of rod posts will reduce from 870 to 720, but they don’t tell us that...
11:26 June 14, 2014 | Water | Vayots dzorAzatek Village Left Without Water
Because of poor management of water resources in Vayots Dzor Region Azatek Village has deprived of...
16:15 June 12, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzorEminent Domain To Be Recognized Over A Number of Objects For Construction of Electrical Communication Line of Hrazdan TTP
2760 trees will be cut down in the section next to Kamo substation (Gavar Town). The total area of tree felling is 13800 square meters
17:27 June 11, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzorHrazdan TPP Electrical Communication Line Rehabilitation Project Has High Environmental Risks
Under the project, the high-voltage electrical communication line will be completely rehabilitated from Hrazdan substation to...
16:36 June 10, 2014 | Officials | Vayots dzorCriminal Case Initiated Based on Incident occurred Near "Khachi Qar" SHPP
On 21 June an incident occurred near “Khachi Qar” SHHP operated by “BSB” LLC, based on ...
10:44 June 10, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzorJermuk Residents Oppose to Amulsar, But Elected Mayor Supporting Mine Development
On 8 June member of Republican Party Vardan Hovhannisyan was re-elected as Mayor of Jermuk resort town, he had...
15:40 June 05, 2014 | Amulsar | Vayots dzorHydrogeologist: If Jermuk Mineral Waters Disturbed, Jermuk Will Disappear
The mine explosions will generate shakes and each shake will cause new cracks and shift in the direction of ...
18:13 June 03, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzorWorld Bank Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman Initiated investigation on Amulsar Project
The complainants highlight concerns about project impacts on the local water basins' quality, red-listed species and...