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Poverty, Mining and Transport Causing Air Pollution in Shirak
12:44 February 24, 2014 | Air | Shirak
Poverty, Mining and Transport Causing Air Pollution in Shirak
The use of different substances containing different chemicals for heating in winter season extremely adversely affects the air quality. During these months the concentration of...
Forest on Eve of New Year
11:57 December 13, 2013 | Air
Forest on Eve of New Year
The felling of pine trees will be banned starting from 13 December.“ArmForest” SNCO hasn’t cut down pine trees for sale. This year we gave 6000 branches for central Christmas tree in Yerevan and 3000 branches for the Christmas tree in Gyumri,” said...
In Memory of EcoLur’s Tree
11:12 December 10, 2013 | Air
In Memory of EcoLur’s Tree
Recently EcoLur’s staff detected that the tree near EcoLur Press Club has illegally been cut down. EcoLur Press Club guests...
3797 Trees To BE Felled Down for Yerevan Road Construction
11:52 November 28, 2013 | Air | Yerevan
3797 Trees To BE Felled Down for Yerevan Road Construction
In 2014 3797 trees will be felled down for the road construction in Yerevan, out of which 3568 will be fruit trees, 61 - timber and 168 are decorative trees. Artashat community will lose around...
Municipality Continues “Improving” Yerevan Through Deep Pruning
14:58 November 22, 2013 | Air
Municipality Continues “Improving” Yerevan Through Deep Pruning Video
Municipality Continues “Improving” Yerevan Through Deep Pruning
Environmental Department Head Torturing Yerevan Trees
14:00 November 22, 2013 | Air
Environmental Department Head Torturing Yerevan Trees
Environmental Department Head Torturing Yerevan Trees
New Road Construction To Make Yerevan Air Pollution Have New Ranges
16:46 November 18, 2013 | Air | Yerevan
New Road Construction To Make Yerevan Air Pollution Have New Ranges
The construction of the highway joining Tsovakal Isakov Avenue and Arshakunyats Avenue will make Yerevan air more polluted. As the project EIA says, during the construction the following emissions
Impossible to Breathe in Fresh Air Even In The Country
13:55 November 14, 2013 | Air | Gegharkunik
Impossible to Breathe in Fresh Air Even In The Country
Every year this time the grass in the fields and meadows are burnt down. Under RA Law “On Conversation of Atmospheric Air”, the remainders of vegetations in
Armenia Intends to Curb CO2 Emissions
11:46 November 13, 2013 | Air
Armenia Intends to Curb CO2 Emissions
The studies in 2008 showed that through the investments into energy saving Armenia can save up to annual ..
Who Will Pay for Toxic Emissions on Charentsavan?
12:46 November 12, 2013 | Air | Kotayk
Who Will Pay for Toxic Emissions on Charentsavan?
Nobody pays for these emissions and they are not considered in the figures of total pollution published by the...
Whether Yerevan  Thermal Power Plant To Be Operated on Coal from Karabagh
11:59 November 05, 2013 | Air
Whether Yerevan Thermal Power Plant To Be Operated on Coal from Karabagh
In one of his interviews given to EcoLur Emil Sahakyan, an expert in energy, said that the idea of Karabagh coal use for Yerevan thermal power plant is non-feasible, it has no technical solution and perspectives, as...
Governmental Services Conceal Information on Pollution of Atmospheric Air in Armenia
16:20 September 25, 2013 | Air
Governmental Services Conceal Information on Pollution of Atmospheric Air in Armenia
The Ministry doesn’t perform its functions, i.e. disseminating operative environmental information, which is, first of all, important for...
Qajaran Town Has No Atmospheric Air Observation Site
12:34 July 18, 2013 | Air
Qajaran Town Has No Atmospheric Air Observation Site
The resident complain that dust generated from explosions cover their town and they breathe in heavy and toxic metals...
Mercury, Arsenic, Lead and Cadmium Detected in Yerevan Air
17:20 June 21, 2013 | Air | Yerevan
Mercury, Arsenic, Lead and Cadmium Detected in Yerevan Air
Dust load is rather high in Yerevan. In all seasons, heavy metals and first-hazard class elements- mercury, arsenic, lead and cadmium contain the dust...
Forum of CIS Interstate Council on Hydrometeorology in Yerevan: Aviation and Meteorology
12:19 May 31, 2013 | Air | Yerevan
Forum of CIS Interstate Council on Hydrometeorology in Yerevan: Aviation and Meteorology
13th CIS Interstate Council on Hydrometeorology started its works in Yerevan. Participants from 7 countries, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Georgia, Lithuania and Armenia, are discussing issues connected with ensuring the safety of civic aviation pilots in aviameteorological aspect...
Fire at “Spayka”: Damage from Toxic Emissions and Wastes Estimated
17:52 May 17, 2013 | Air | Yerevan
Fire at “Spayka”: Damage from Toxic Emissions and Wastes Estimated
The government has reacted to the powerful fire occurred in 'Spayka' transportation company. At the government meeting of 16 May Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan replied to the questions...
Rock Musician: Lethal Doses of Dioxine and Mercury Emitted into Yerevan Atmosphere (Photo)
13:08 May 13, 2013 | Air | Yerevan
Rock Musician: Lethal Doses of Dioxine and Mercury Emitted into Yerevan Atmosphere (Photo)
Russian “Krematorij” rock group musician Armen Grigoryan addressed a letter to Armenian PM Tigran Sargsyan, which says, “Gigantic wastes of polyvinylchloride, polyethylene and other garbage are burnt round the clock in the territory of Yerevan...
Alaverdi Copper and Molybdenum Combine Smoke Pipe –Threat for Forests
14:46 April 17, 2013 | Air | Lori
Alaverdi Copper and Molybdenum Combine Smoke Pipe –Threat for Forests
“All the mountain slopes in Alaverdi are forest-free bushes, which are naturally rhe impact of SO2, sulfur dioxide, emitted from the mining factory (Alaverdi Copper and Molybdenum Combine), as during the roasting of copper ore mainly this gas generates...
Nature Protection Ministry Worried with Ozone Layer
18:25 April 05, 2013 | Air
Nature Protection Ministry Worried with Ozone Layer
The members of the college adjunct to the Nature Protection Ministry propose to ban the import of refrigerators and air-conditioners containing chlorofluorocarbon into Armenia...
Vallex Group Explains Breakdown Causes at Alaverdi Combine
18:04 April 05, 2013 | Air | Lori
Vallex Group Explains Breakdown Causes at Alaverdi Combine
Vallex Group has disseminated a press release in regard with the breakdown at Alaverdi Copper Smelting Combine, which says, “Taking into consideration the press...

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