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Environmentalists about Achievements and Failures for 2014, As Well As Expectations from 2015
16:13 December 29, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
Environmentalists about Achievements and Failures for 2014, As Well As Expectations from 2015 Video
How the environmental public assesses 2014 and what are their expectations from 2015? EcoLur had an interview with Silva Adamyan, Chairman of “Center for Bird Lovers” NGO, Arsen Gasparyan – Chairman of “Association of Young Biologists” NGO and Levon Galstyan, member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front.
Nature Protection Minister's Final Press Conference for 2014: Mining, Part 6
16:40 December 26, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Minister's Final Press Conference for 2014: Mining, Part 6 Video
Referring to Amulsar mining project, the journalists asked a question to the Minister to what extent the complaint of Gndevaz villagers is go\rounded, who oppose to the mining project and are going to sue. In reply, the Minister said
Fioletovo Villagers’ Request Addressed to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan
18:00 December 23, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Fioletovo Villagers’ Request Addressed to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan Video
Fioletovo villagers are asking Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan to help them and not to allow the development of Fioletovo gold mine. Village representative Vasily Desyatov passed the letter signed by over 140 villagers to the Ministry. The letter says,
Whether Trumpets To Turn into Court Proceedings for Teghout?
16:39 December 23, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Whether Trumpets To Turn into Court Proceedings for Teghout?
The pompous events dedicated to the commissioning of Teghout mining complex on 20 December were marked with the visit of top officials of Armenia and Atrsakh. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and
Specialized Hearings on Fieolotovo Gold Mine Postponed
11:19 December 23, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Specialized Hearings on Fieolotovo Gold Mine Postponed
The specialized hearings on Fieolotovo Gold Mine to be held on 23 December 2014 have been postponed.
Non-held Hearings in Akunq Community
12:54 December 22, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Non-held Hearings in Akunq Community Video
The public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Tsarasar gold mining project were supposed to be held at Akunq Rural Administration building, Gegharkounik Region, at 12:00 on 18 December. Nevertheless, the organizer
Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
12:00 December 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
For already several years a real boom of cancer diseased can be observed in Armenia, while the most awful thing is that it is observed among the children. According to the statistics, since 1990
Conflict Maturing in Fieolotovo Village Connected with Fieolotovo Gold Mining
15:34 December 18, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Conflict Maturing in Fieolotovo Village Connected with Fieolotovo Gold Mining
Pressures are exercised on the residents of Fieolotovo village so as the villagers give their consent to Fieolotovo gold mining
Shnogh Villagers Demanding from Danish Export Credit Fund to Annul Agreements Signed with 'Teghout' CJSC
14:30 December 18, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Shnogh Villagers Demanding from Danish Export Credit Fund to Annul Agreements Signed with 'Teghout' CJSC
Shnogh villagers have sent a letter of protest to Danish Export Credit Fund aginst Teghout project. The letter says
Millions of Explosives To be Imported to Armenia To Explode Soil in Armenia
13:43 December 17, 2014 | Mining
Millions of Explosives To be Imported to Armenia To Explode Soil in Armenia
The Armenian Government will allow “Aparazh” LLC to import explosives to explode the Armenian mountains. The agenda of the executive
Nature Protection Ministry Turned Down Tukhmanuk Mining Project
18:29 December 15, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Nature Protection Ministry Turned Down Tukhmanuk Mining Project
“Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry issued a negative opinion to the amended project
102 Acts Imposed on 102 Soil Managers Out of 192
17:32 December 15, 2014 | Mining
102 Acts Imposed on 102 Soil Managers Out of 192
In 2014 around 192 soil managers underwent inspections, which resulted in drawing up 102 acts on exceeding the soil management limits, as Samvel Mkrtchyan, Head of State Inspection of Soil of Energy
Amulsar: Profitable or Lethal Cyanide
16:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar: Profitable or Lethal Cyanide
The people interested in the ecological problems in Armenia once again got convinced that the environmental expertise in our country doesn’t serve
Artsvanik tailing Dumps Has Life of Two Years
14:27 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Artsvanik tailing Dumps Has Life of Two Years
“After two years it will reach its maximum height. Where will these tails be taken? The combine will continue its operation, moreover, it’s increasing its capacities
Karen Chshmarityan Opposes to Taxation of Mining Wastes
14:09 December 11, 2014 | Mining
Karen Chshmarityan Opposes to Taxation of Mining Wastes
The Nature Protection Ministry initiated making amendments and supplements to RA Law “On Environmental Fees”, which seeks to set at least minimum
“Lake Sevan, Gegharkounik Region, Littoral Area representatives Complaint Addressed to EBRD and IFC
13:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Lake Sevan, Gegharkounik Region, Littoral Area representatives Complaint Addressed to EBRD and IFC
The opinion says that the project area is a direct impact zone of Lake Sevan (requirement 1: “RA Law “On Lake Seva”, Article 8 says that the zone of direct impact of Lake Sevan basin is an object of special regulation, and when implementing
Soil Managers Getting Nearer and Nearer to Lake Sevan
16:32 December 09, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Soil Managers Getting Nearer and Nearer to Lake Sevan
The Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the geological prospecting of Masrik gold mine, Gegharkounik Region, submitted by “Alluvial Gold Mining” CJSC
Araqs River To Be Monitored So As Miners Won't Change Riverbed
17:10 December 05, 2014 | Mining | Armavir
Araqs River To Be Monitored So As Miners Won't Change Riverbed
To avoid change in the riverbed of the Araqs River because of the sand mining in the basin of Aras River and to exclude any transboundary impact
Environmentalists: Amulsar Project Implemented under Political and Financial Pressures
18:25 December 02, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Environmentalists: Amulsar Project Implemented under Political and Financial Pressures Video
The passions around Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility have become tenser and tenses. The reason is the positive opinion issued to the project by “Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature
When Fulfilling Requirements of Expertise, Impelemntation of Amulsar Project is Infeasible
16:44 December 01, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
When Fulfilling Requirements of Expertise, Impelemntation of Amulsar Project is Infeasible
The complex program of Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility was issued a conditional positive opinion by the environmental expertise of Nature Protection

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