Dialog with officials
13:42 April 14, 2015 | Dialog with officials | TavushUnclear and Badly Smelling Water Flowing from Taps in Dilijan
The problem of drinking water in Dilijan town has become more and more worrying recently. The town gets good drinking water only several months on a yearly basis. The problem gets worse in
17:38 April 13, 2015 | Dialog with officials | GegharkunikSevan Committee Chairman's Report and EcoLur's Comments
As it’s known, the Scientific-Expert Committee on Lake Sevan Preservation has submitted its report for 2014. EcoLur presents some of its comments
14:10 April 13, 2015 | Dialog with officials | LoriNot Pleased with Nature Protection Ministry Reply
Acting Staff Head of Nature Protection Ministry Khazhak Aghabekyan replied to the letter of Mets Ayrum community residents in regard with the construction of a new tailing dump by “Akhtala OCD” CJSC. The Ministry
12:27 April 10, 2015 | Dialog with officialsKaren Tchshmarityan: Ready to Accept Chinese for Constructing Copper Smelting Plant in Armenia
The Armenian Government is ready to accept any Chinese Company to regulate the construction of a copper smelting plant in Armenia, as Economy Minister Karen Tchshmarityan at Q&A session with
17:11 April 09, 2015 | Dialog with officials | LoriArmenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
National Assembly “Armenian National Congress” Faction Head Levon Zurabyan replied to the letter addressed by Mets Ayrum community residents, as wwwilur.am website informs. The reply particularly says, “The Armenian National Congress together with its faction
16:46 April 09, 2015 | Dialog with officialsGovernment Had No Reply For Garbage
Currently over 500 landfill sites and numerous garbage dumps have been created or formed in Armenia, which occupy around 1500 ha of area, which cause
15:52 April 09, 2015 | Dialog with officialsMP and Minister Q&A: Health Ministry Implementing Expertise of Mining Projects?
If to speak about Lori Region, it holds the fourth place. The first place goes to Yerevan followed by Kotayk region, while Tavush and Lori share
13:47 March 27, 2015 | Dialog with officials | LoriMets Ayrum Community Residents' Letter Addressed To All Competent Bodies
195 residents of Mets Ayrum Community have addressed an open letter to Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan, all MPs of the National Assembly, Standing Committee on Agriculture and Environment of the National assembly, RA Public Council, OSCE Ambassador to Yerevan
15:30 March 18, 2015 | Dialog with officials | KotaykGarni Residents Addressed Open letter To Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
We are demanding to stop the implementation of this disastrous project. Currently, the residents of Garni and adjacent communities are organizing signature collection as a sign of protest (over 2000 signatures have already been collected) and they are ready to fight to save Garni nature from imminent disaster.
19:01 March 13, 2015 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzorOpen Letter to "Geoteam" Company from Residents Concerned with Future of Gndevaz and Vayots Dzor
You mention that in the heap leach facility the PH of the sodium cyanide shall be 11 and over in order not to have hydrogen cyanide leak, the small amount of which is lethal. We would like to get clarifications how this process will be implemented in the area of 134 ha with 4 million tons of solution under temperature fluctuations from -30 to +30 degrees in the rain or snow or what
16:29 March 11, 2015 | Dialog with officials | YerevanAnimal Lovers Collecting Signature Against Law on Duty for Keeping Pets
The animal lovers are demanding to suspend RA Law “On Local Duties and Mandatory Fees” laying down annual duty for keeping pets. In this regard
15:42 March 11, 2015 | Dialog with officials | Syunik3925.33 ha Forest Land Areas Allotted to Zangezour Biospheric Complex SNCO
3925.33 ha of forest land areas in Syunik Region have been allotted to “Zangezour” Biospheric Complex SNCO, as First Deputy Agriculture Minister Grisha
15:02 March 09, 2015 | Dialog with officialsMinister Yervand Zakharyan's Reply to NGO's Enquiry on Soil Management and SHPPs
Energy and Natural Resources Ministry and KfW German -Armenian Fund didn’t sign any documents on “Support to Renewable Energy” project, as Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan's reply says to the enquiry filed
17:45 March 06, 2015 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzorS.O.S. Amulsar Initiative: EBRD PCM Decision Non-Grounded
We feel compelled to express our concern regarding the eligibility decision in the case, which is inconsistent with the PCM’s Rules of Procedures (RoP) and demonstrates a worrying disconnect with complainants
10:47 March 04, 2015 | Dialog with officialsWhy Yervand Zakharyan Closed Data on Soil?
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) has sent a written enquiry to Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan, where they demanded to post some information on the official website of the ministry
16:35 March 03, 2015 | Dialog with officials | SyunikWhat Kind of Borders Will Be Approved for Zangezour Biodpheric Complex By Cadastre?
Khazhak Aghabekyan, acting Staff Head of Nature Protection Ministry, has replied to the letter on “Zangezour Biospheric Complex” submitted by “Union for Protection of Employees’ Rights”, which says,
13:45 February 10, 2015 | Dialog with officialsNature Protection Ministry Intends to Amend Governmental Resolution on Environmental Flow
The Nature Protection Ministry intends to amend the governmental resolution on the environmental flow, as Davit Grigoryan, Head of Water Permit Department of Nature Protection Ministry
14:17 February 09, 2015 | Dialog with officials | SyunikEnquiry to Energy and Natural Resources Ministry: Which SHPPs in Zangezour Biospheric Complex Were Funded?
Arthur Ghazaryan, Chairman of Kapan-based “Union of Employees’ Rights Protection” NGO has addressed an open enquiry to Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan, which says, “In the frames of “Support to Renewable Energy”
13:44 February 06, 2015 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzorSevan Committee' Refusal to Answer Enquiry on Amulsar Project is Violation of Armenian Legislation
The Scientific-Expert Committee on Lake Sevan Preservation refused to provide EcoLur the text of the positive opinion on Amulsar project issued in 2014. The substantiation of this refusal doesn’t comply with the essence of the enquiry
15:19 February 04, 2015 | Dialog with officials | SyunikNGO Enquiring: Whether Nature Protection Minister Doesn't Have Conflict of Interests in Case of Zangezour Biospheric Complex
Arthur Ghazaryan, Chairman of Kapan-based “Union of Employees’ Rights Protection” NGO has addressed an open enquiry to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan on the outcomes of the projects