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16:20 September 25, 2013 | AirGovernmental 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...
12:34 July 18, 2013 | AirQajaran 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...
17:20 June 21, 2013 | Air | YerevanMercury, 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...
12:19 May 31, 2013 | Air | YerevanForum 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...
17:52 May 17, 2013 | Air | YerevanFire 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...
13:08 May 13, 2013 | Air | YerevanRock 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...
14:46 April 17, 2013 | Air | LoriAlaverdi 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...
18:25 April 05, 2013 | AirNature 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...
18:04 April 05, 2013 | Air | LoriVallex 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...
15:25 April 02, 2013 | Air | LoriGas Was Not Strong Enough to Affect on Us
The breakdown at Alaverdi Copper Smelting Combine was eliminated in two hours after it occurred. This is told by Alaverdi Aarhus Center Coordinator Anush Evoyan...
19:10 April 01, 2013 | Air | LoriBreakdown at Alaverdi Copper Smelting Combine
A breakdown occurred at Alaverdi Copper Smelting Combine. The video was shot by EcoLur at 25:25 on 30 March. The smoke covers inhabited parts of the town and it’s hard to breathe...
11:06 November 13, 2012 | Air | YerevanYerevan Thermal Power Plant Didn’t Submit Documents to Environmental Expertise in Regards with Using Charcoal
Nature Protection Ministry reply letter to EcoLur says that Yerevan thermal power plant hasn’t so far provided documents to environmental expertise in regard with using
15:40 September 05, 2012 | AirArmenia Awarded with Diploma for Events Dedicated to 25th Anniversary of Montreal Protocol
Armenia was awarded with the diploma in regard with the events dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Armenia ratified
17:01 April 13, 2012 | Air | AraratOur Town Is very Clean: Just Much Dust (Photo)
The situation in Ararat is catastrophic, and we can feel this on our skin, but nobody talks about it… everybody knows that we have rather high percentage of cancer diseases
14:06 March 29, 2012 | Air | LoriAlaverdi Copper Smelting Emissions Continually Discussed, But No Filters Placed So Far
Alaverdi Copper Smelting Company, belonging to “Vallex” Company Group, has been operating years without any filters thus emitting into atmosphere sulfuric anhydride, heavy metals and compounds toxic for human organisms
14:09 December 01, 2011 | AirIn 2010 Everybody Breathed in 30 Kg of Harmful Substances
According to the data of National Statistical Service, atmospheric emissions for 2010 made up
16:28 November 29, 2011 | Air | Yerevan“Illiterate” People – Legislative Initiators
In May a group of “Country of Laws” Party and Republican Party members put forward a legislative initiative and suggested to ban
14:00 November 22, 2011 | AirAtmosphere Pollution Rate Boosting Atmosphere Pollution Rate Boosting
Emissions of greenhouse gases into atmosphere reached record-breaking amount in 2010, says the annual report of the UN World
16:55 November 18, 2011 | Air63.1% of Emissions Due to Vehicle Traffic
In 2010 atmospheric emissions made up 263,900 tons, out of which 63.1% was generated by vehicle transport and
15:19 November 11, 2011 | AirRA Law “On Preservation of Atmospheric Air” –NOT ENFORCED
There are questions arising to competent official bodies, Nature Protection Ministry, health Ministry, Territorial Administration Ministry and Agriculture Ministry, for example, who should explain villagers they break the law, who follows the enforcement