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14:48 December 27, 2013 | Dialog with officialsMagel Cave: Another Destructing Decision on Eve of New Year
Attention: the Magel cave located in Noravanq Gorge is exposed to a serious threat. The Culture Ministry decided to give the cave to a lease to develop tourism. This alarm signal has already stirred the environmentalists and...
18:14 December 20, 2013 | Dialog with officialsNature Protection Ministry’s Replies Repeating
EcoLur received indirect confirmation about the size of “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” Company’s fine imposed by the State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry. Some days ago Company Director General Hrach Jabrayan spoke about the problems with premiums at the meeting with the workers and said...
16:50 December 20, 2013 | Dialog with officials | GegharkunikPublic Environmental Alliance to All: Wanting to Make Sevan into Fish Breeding Farm
The project clearly shows that a group of people is interested in using Lake Sevan as a free reservoir for fish breeding and to become a monopolist in this field. This is a business project, where top officials are willing to invest their share in the form of...
16:02 December 18, 2013 | Dialog with officials | AragatsotnEcoLur Is Demanding to Hold New Public Hearings for Kosh SHHP
The authority to recognize a community as project affected belongs to Nature Protection Ministry, nevertheless, the Ministry Expert Heriqnaz Mkrtchyan noted she was not aware that besides Kosh, two other communities use this canal, as ...
15:22 December 16, 2013 | Dialog with officialsWhether Armenian Parliament Speaker to Accept Cooperation Proposal of Aarhus Centers?
On 10 December the Aarhus Centers of Armenia addressed a letter to the Armenian Parliament Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan in regard with RA draft law “On Environmental Impact Expert Assessment” expressing its willingness to take part in...
13:13 December 04, 2013 | Dialog with officialsNature Protection Ministry Makes Corrections to EcoLur’s Reply Letter
The Nature Protection Ministry has applied to EcoLur in reply with its article published on 2 December entitled “Whose Interests Nature Protection Ministry Protects”. As we were told in the Ministry...
14:01 December 02, 2013 | Dialog with officialsWhose Interests Nature Protection Ministry Protects
We would like to draw Staff Head Edgar Pirumyan’s attention to the fact that the information we are interested in is concealed from public and we can’t get it from Nature Protection Ministry event through...
10:13 November 26, 2013 | Dialog with officials | GegharkunikNature Protection Ministry Doesn’t Want to Bear Responsibility for Death at Sotq Gold Mine
Taking into consideration the fact that an employee died at the mine, it’s not excluded that the safety of the population was not ensured: the used galleries are not filled with wastes, while the plan of environmental measures and reclaiming are not carried out. In this regard, we would like to ask...
17:51 November 19, 2013 | Dialog with officials | SyunikFlow of Tails from Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Stopped
The flow of the tails from Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine has been stopped. This is in the process of
13:55 November 14, 2013 | Dialog with officials | GegharkunikImpossible 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
17:17 November 11, 2013 | Dialog with officials | TavushS.O.S.: Landslide on Road to Dilijan (Photos)
We would like to draw the attention of the Ministry of Emergency States to this alarm signal to take proper measures, otherwise we won’t avoid accidents, moreover now when ...
16:57 November 04, 2013 | Dialog with officials | KotaykEnergy and Natural Resources Ministry Confirming "Fortune Resources" Documents Legal
The special license and the mining lease act issued to “Fortune Resources” LLC, the developer of Hrazdan iron mine, have legal grounds, as...
13:13 October 24, 2013 | Dialog with officialsState Environmental Inspection Didn’t Detect Bezoar Goats
The employees of Vanadzor Territorial Division of State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry visited the spot in thirty minutes after the signal alarm and turned out that ...
14:59 September 27, 2013 | Dialog with officialsNature Protection Ministry Has No Right to Neglect SHPP Destroying Impact of Argitchi SHPP on Lake Sevan Ecosystem
But the Ministry didn’t carry out inspections and stopped illegal construction, though the
16:57 September 26, 2013 | Dialog with officialsEIA New Bill To Be Submitted to National Assembly Not in Full Package
The draft law doesn’t have the drafts of other laws attached, which...
17:23 August 23, 2013 | Dialog with officials | Syunik | Vayots DzorEBRD Reply On Amulsar Gold Mine Project
EBRD could not provide financing to Amulsar mine development if it is not in compliance with national legislation and
16:26 August 23, 2013 | Dialog with officials | SyunikKapan NGOs: We support “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” company
Several Kapan-based NGOs has addressed a letter to the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, where they ask to
14:39 August 15, 2013 | Dialog with officialsWhat Are Uranium Reserves in Armenia?
the uranium and uranium demonstrations dispersed in Armenia occupy large territories, as well as “Map of Uranium-containing Mines and Mining Areas in Armenia” completely complies with the reality. It’s completely clear that concealing dispersed and industrially
14:47 August 14, 2013 | Dialog with officials | GegharkunikArmenian Government to Reject ‘Hydrocorporation’ CJSC Constructing Argitchi SHPP
The Armenian Government will reject ‘Hydrocorporation’ CJSC to postpone VAT tax calculated for imported goods exceeding 300 million AMD for three years. The draft decision is displayed
11:43 August 14, 2013 | Dialog with officials | SyunikDecision on Initiating Criminal Case on Dundee Precious Metals Kapan Tailing Pipe Breakdown Appealed
Syunik Anticorruption Center has applied to RA Public Prosecutor Aghvan Hovsepian appealing the decision on initiating a criminal case on Dundee Precious Metals Kapan tailing pipe breakdown. The appeal particularly says, “On the night of 30 November