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Sanitary State of Tandzut River Getting Worse Because of Small Hydropower (Photos)
13:47 August 19, 2015 | Cities | Lori
Sanitary State of Tandzut River Getting Worse Because of Small Hydropower (Photos)
Tandzut Tributary to the Pambak River is one of the most polluted rivers in Armenia, which flows through Vanadzor Town taking household garbage with it. Nevertheless, in recent years when a SHPP has been constructed on the Tandzut and most of the river water has been piped, the sanitary state
"Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC Didn't Perform Court Ruling
15:46 August 17, 2015 | Cities | Syunik
"Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC Didn't Perform Court Ruling
So far "Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC hasn't performed the court ruling of the General Jurisdiction of Syunik Region entered into force on 24.03.2011. As 'Regional Monitoring Institute' NGO told EcoLur, the court ruling satisfied the claim of a group
Requirements of Sanitary Standards Designed for Water Quality Not Adhered in Kapan
14:06 August 17, 2015 | Cities | Syunik
Requirements of Sanitary Standards Designed for Water Quality Not Adhered in Kapan
The requirements of sanitary standards prescribed by the Armenian legislation are not adhered to in Kapan Town, Syunik Region, as
Green Areas of Yerevan Being Destroyed Like Cancer
15:02 July 28, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Green Areas of Yerevan Being Destroyed Like Cancer
The green areas of Yerevan are destroyed not on a large scale but continuously. This time the trees next to the monument to Vardan Mamikonyan were cut down (the photos by Aram Manukyan). The park with sparse
A New Alarm Signal from Vardenis on Breaking Construction Norms
14:08 July 17, 2015 | Cities | Gegharkunik
A New Alarm Signal from Vardenis on Breaking Construction Norms Video
An alarm signal was sent to EcoLur from Vardenis, Gegharkunik region. " In our town construction began in the intersection of Roman and Barekamutyun streets. If the building is constructed it will close the daylight
Yerevan City Hall: in 2010-2015 199850 Trees and Shrubs Planted in Yerevan
15:37 July 15, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Yerevan City Hall: in 2010-2015 199850 Trees and Shrubs Planted in Yerevan
In 2010-2015 199850 trees and shrubs were planted in Yerevan, 444 trees were cut down, 111 of which were cut down illegally
The Trees in Komitas Avenue are Getting Withered
16:03 July 14, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
The Trees in Komitas Avenue are Getting Withered
The fruit trees in the yard of the block of flats N 39 in Komitas avenue of Yerevan city are getting withered because of lack of water. Misha Madoyan, an 82 year-old resident beat an alarm
EBRD To Deal with Nubarashen Landfill
16:55 July 09, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
EBRD To Deal with Nubarashen Landfill
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved "Yerevan solid waste" project loan of € 8 million. The European Investment Bank is the investor with 8 million Euros loan. European Union Neighbourhood
Big Fire in Yerevan (Photos)
13:17 July 06, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Big Fire in Yerevan (Photos)
On July 5, at 21:18 pm, a call was received that a grassy area was burning in Tsitsernakaberd highway, near "Dalma Garden Mall" area. Four fire brigades arrived at the place. It is announced "Bis 1" category fire complexity. The fire was
Eminent Public Domain over Land Areas in Arshakunyats, Noragavit, Artashat Highway, Shirak Streets, Saralanj Street in Argavand Village and Getapnya Rural Community
17:04 June 26, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Eminent Public Domain over Land Areas in Arshakunyats, Noragavit, Artashat Highway, Shirak Streets, Saralanj Street in Argavand Village and Getapnya Rural Community
The aim the implementation of construction works for the highway connecting the north and south of Yerevan city, Arshakunyats Avenue and Shirak Street crossroad
Fight against Vermins Eventually Launched in Yerevan (Photos)
14:57 June 08, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Fight against Vermins Eventually Launched in Yerevan (Photos)
The fight against vermins in Yerevan has been launched: trees are being sprayed. On 8 May EcoLur’s camera fixed how trees on Marshal Baghramyan Avenue were sprayed because
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
18:16 June 03, 2015 | Cities | Lori
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
Alaverdi Town will stay for 45 days under the intensive impact of chlorofluorocarbons, as 45 days are needed to accomplish planned rehabilitation of the chimney and newly-built smoke pipe of Alaverdi copper smelting plant. In this regard, “Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Director
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
17:17 June 03, 2015 | Cities | Lori
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
Dense smog has covered Alaverdi Town for several days. The chimney located on the top of Koshaberdsar, Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant owned
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
15:35 June 01, 2015 | Cities | Lori | Shirak
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
The research team eventually found that the odds of having a stillbirth was 2.38 times higher, the odds of having an induced abortion due to medical indications 2.67 times higher, and the odds of having early prenatal mortality 2.67 times higher for women living in Alaverdi compared with
Enquiry to Yerevan Mayor on Tree Felling and Deep Pruning
18:59 May 22, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Enquiry to Yerevan Mayor on Tree Felling and Deep Pruning
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative, Yerevan Aarhus Center, “EcoLur” Informational NGO, “Dalma Sona” Foundation, “Civic Voice” NGO and Coordinator of Environmental Public Alliance and a group of concerned citizens have addressed
Alarm Signal from Sevan Town: Trees Felled Down (Photos)
17:54 May 21, 2015 | Cities | Gegharkunik
Alarm Signal from Sevan Town: Trees Felled Down (Photos)
Today EcoLu received an alarm signal from Sevan Town, Gegharkounik Region. The town residents saw in the morning how thick-trunk trees in Nairyan Street
Tsarav Aghbyur Resident Applied to Armenian President
16:11 May 20, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Tsarav Aghbyur Resident Applied to Armenian President
On 19 May 205 residents of Avan 1, Avan 2, Avan 3 and Avan 4 complexes in Tsarav Aghbyur Street addressed a letter to the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, where the residents ask the President to support them and not to deprive them of their opportunity
SOS Signal from Jermuk - Trees Felled Down in Downtown (Photos)
12:32 May 14, 2015 | Cities | Vayots dzor
SOS Signal from Jermuk - Trees Felled Down in Downtown (Photos)
Jermuk is beating an alarm signal: trees are being felled down in the downtown. According to the worried citizens, an area is cleaned up for constructing garages.
Government Proposing to Fine Drivers for Exceeding Exhaust Gases by 100,000 AMD
16:52 May 05, 2015 | Cities
Government Proposing to Fine Drivers for Exceeding Exhaust Gases by 100,000 AMD
The executive is propsing to impose fines for vehicle emissions exceeding the maximum permissible concentration, where the drivers will be fined by 100,000 AMD. At the same time,
Around 30 ha of Forestation Project in Yerevan Endangered
15:25 May 05, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
Around 30 ha of Forestation Project in Yerevan Endangered
Because of lack of water in Azat reservoir the forestation works planned in “Erebuni” forestry enterprise in Yerevan Forestry Enterprise, haven’t been carried out partially: out of 51 ha area around 30 ha area hasn’t undergone

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