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Alarm Signal: Garbage May Be Dumped into Lake Sevan
17:25 April 05, 2016 | Waste | Gegharkunik
Alarm Signal: Garbage May Be Dumped into Lake Sevan
EcoLur has recieved an alarm signal from 'Azhdahak' EcoClub at middle school in Gegharkounik community that Lake Sevan may be dumped with the garbage of Gavar landfill site.
Where to Find 2 Billion Euros for Cleaning Structures
11:57 March 24, 2016 | Waste | Gegharkunik | Tavush | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Where to Find 2 Billion Euros for Cleaning Structures
“If you have noticed, the paid rest zones in resort towns are located lower than luxurious hotels, which don’t have cleaning stations. You can notice that sewage is dumped into a well, which is then washed off to the nearby river. And the families having arrived for several hours and paid for “rest”, go to swim in the toilet draining,”
Ashtarak Mayor: New Financial Support Needed for Development of New Landfill Site
16:23 March 15, 2016 | Waste | Aragatsotn
Ashtarak Mayor: New Financial Support Needed for Development of New Landfill Site Video
Ashtarak Mayor told EcoLur, “In spring and autumn season our residential areas are covered with smoke clouds because of burning down agricultural remainders, tree branches and leaves. If a certain amount of garbage
Construction of New Landfill Site for Yerevan To Cost 24 Million Euros
18:03 March 03, 2016 | Waste | Yerevan
Construction of New Landfill Site for Yerevan To Cost 24 Million Euros
24 million Euros will be spent to construct a new landfill site next to Nubarashen Landfill Sire for Yerevan in the frames of the first stage of “Yereva Solid Waste”. The loan is co-financed
Geghanush Discussions Didn't Give Desirable Results
18:24 January 29, 2016 | Waste | Syunik
Geghanush Discussions Didn't Give Desirable Results Video
On 22 January “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” Company held a meeting with Geghanush villagers, Syunik Region, in regard with their claim on damage caused by Geghanush tailing dump. The claim had been signed by
On 22 January Dundee Precious Metals Kapan  Company Discussing Compensation of Damages To Health and Environment in Geghanush Village
16:50 January 22, 2016 | Waste | Syunik
On 22 January Dundee Precious Metals Kapan Company Discussing Compensation of Damages To Health and Environment in Geghanush Village Video
On 22 January Dundee Precious Metals Kapan invited Geghanush villagers to discuss the problems with Geghanush tailing dump
Mercury is Factor of Risk in Armenia
14:37 January 08, 2016 | Waste
Mercury is Factor of Risk in Armenia
Mercury amounts were detected in different regions of Armenia, including mining areas, adjacent agricultural areas and
Geghanush Residnets Demanding to Compensate Damages Caused by Geghanush Tailing Dump
14:18 December 28, 2015 | Waste | Syunik
Geghanush Residnets Demanding to Compensate Damages Caused by Geghanush Tailing Dump
184 residents of Geghanush village have sent a letter to Mr. Hratch Jabrayan, General Manager of “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC
"ARMATOM" CJSC Responded to EcoLur's Enquiry on Invention Declared by "AT Metals" Company
14:07 December 22, 2015 | Waste
"ARMATOM" CJSC Responded to EcoLur's Enquiry on Invention Declared by "AT Metals" Company
Vahram Petrosyan, Director of "ArmAtom" Armenian Scientific Research Institute for Nuclear Plant Operation, replied to EcoLur’s enquiry on the new method of preservation and utilization of radioactive
Enquiry to "ArmAtom" on Invention by "AT Metals" Company
13:27 December 21, 2015 | Waste
Enquiry to "ArmAtom" on Invention by "AT Metals" Company
“EcoLur” informational NGO has sent an enquiry to Vahram Petrosyan, Director of "ArmAtom" Armenian Scientific Research Institute for Nuclear Plant Operation, about the invention made by “AT-Metals” mining company
"AT Metals" Company Developed New Technologies for Neutralizing Radioactive Wastes (Photos)
17:35 December 18, 2015 | Waste | Syunik
"AT Metals" Company Developed New Technologies for Neutralizing Radioactive Wastes (Photos)
"AT Metals" mining company has obtained two new substances from the alloys of the Armenian metals – Femir and Spinker, which neutralizes the hazard of radioactive wastes. The company made a statement about this on 17 December during
New Landfill Site to  Reduce Its Unfavourable Impact on Environment
15:58 December 14, 2015 | Waste | Yerevan
New Landfill Site to Reduce Its Unfavourable Impact on Environment
Minister of finance Gagik Khachatryan and EBRD Head of Office in Yerevan Mark Davis, signed on December 11 the Yerevan solid waste project loan agreement under which EBRD will extend to Armenia
Dam collapse in Brazil destroys towns and turns river into muddy wasteland
16:48 November 19, 2015 | Waste
Dam collapse in Brazil destroys towns and turns river into muddy wasteland Video
Over 25,000 Olympic swimming pools worth of mud – contaminated with arsenic, lead, chromium and a variety of other heavy metals* – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people
Radioactive Lake in Ural Will be liquidated At End of November
15:58 November 16, 2015 | Waste
Radioactive Lake in Ural Will be liquidated At End of November
Since October 1951 the lake has been used for dumping and preservation of radioactive wastes, which enabled to reduce radioactive wastes into the Techa River.
“Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO Has Issued Claim Against Nature Protection Ministry to Administrative Court of Armenia
17:35 November 06, 2015 | Waste | Syunik
“Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO Has Issued Claim Against Nature Protection Ministry to Administrative Court of Armenia
“Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO has issued a claim to Administrative Court against Nature Protection Ministry, which says, “On 23 October “Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO has filed a claim to Administrative Court against
Garbage Processing Plant To Be Constructed in Armavir Town
13:57 October 09, 2015 | Waste | Armavir
Garbage Processing Plant To Be Constructed in Armavir Town
Armenian-Czech company Greeneco Kas plans to construct a garbage processing plant and a greenhouse in Armenia’s Armavir Region. On 8 October 2015
In Gndevaz Villagers Have To Walk Through Flowing Sewage and Simultaneously 'Enjoy' Stink of Poultry Factory Guano
14:28 October 08, 2015 | Waste | Vayots dzor
In Gndevaz Villagers Have To Walk Through Flowing Sewage and Simultaneously 'Enjoy' Stink of Poultry Factory Guano
Gndevaz villager, Vayots Dzor Region, has beaten an alarm signal to EcoLur in regard with the community sewage breakdown and the stink coming from Gndevaz poultry factory guano. 'The sewage line
Haghartsin Villagers Beating Alarm Signal: Village Became Victim of Garbage and Sewage
15:44 October 05, 2015 | Waste | Tavush
Haghartsin Villagers Beating Alarm Signal: Village Became Victim of Garbage and Sewage
Haghartsin villagers, Tavush Region, are beating an alarm signal that the village has become a victim of garbage and sewage. The village with 4000 population has no garbage
Geghanush Tailing Dump Claim Causing More and More Concerns
15:48 September 28, 2015 | Waste | Syunik
Geghanush Tailing Dump Claim Causing More and More Concerns
Another conflict between “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC and the environmental society took place on 23 September during the public discussions on the Geghanush tailing dump
Draft Document on Radioactive Wastes and Used Nuclear Fuel Developed
17:27 September 25, 2015 | Waste
Draft Document on Radioactive Wastes and Used Nuclear Fuel Developed
The draft document on radioactive wastes and used nuclear fuel of Armenia has been developed, which was presented at the meeting held at Energy and Natural Resources Ministry

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