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Getting Ready for Spring Floods
February 24, 2017 at 14:55 | Officials | Armavir | Shirak | Syunik
The executive is getting read for spring floods. On 23 February the executive reached a decision to allot money to State
Hazardously High Level Of Lead Recorded in Paints Imported into Armenia
October 28, 2016 at 17:25 | SOS | Shirak
We analyzed the red, yellow and white paint. Yellow paint often contains dangerously high levels of lead in excess of 10,000 ppm. Of the 19 yellow colors in 8 (42%) contained lead levels of over 10,000 ppm and 15 red paint in one (7%) contained dangerously high levels of lead in excess of 10,000 ppm.
Who Will Reclaim Exploited Mines: State or Business?
August 22, 2016 at 18:57 | Officials | Shirak
After the disaster in Artik the problem of reclaiming derelict mines is focused by the government. During his working visit to Shirak Region RA Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan stated, “There are certain environmental problems
40 Hunting Places To Operate in Regions of Armenia
August 18, 2016 at 18:34 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Ararat | Armavir | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak | Syunik | Tavush | Vayots dzor
In line with the governmental resolution dated on 18 August 2016 40 hunting places will operate in 10 regions of Armenia. According to the rationale
Since 2005 Artik Air Basin Ignored
July 07, 2016 at 17:38 | Mining | Shirak
Though Artik Town is located under the impact of stone pit dust, atmospheric air monitoring hasn't been carried out here since 2005
Losing Our Water
June 06, 2016 at 15:59 | Mining | Lori | Shirak | Syunik
The water in Armenia is getting more and more polluted with the wastes. The process threatens to become irreversible for the transboundary rivers. At least three transboundary rivers – Debed, Voghji and Araks have
ATP” Supporting Residents in Establishing Hotbeds
April 29, 2016 at 11:13 | Forest | Gegharkunik | Shirak | Tavush
It’s already 12 years since “ATP” has been implementing backyard nursery program to promote small enterprises. With the support of “ATP” several communities in Tavush, Gegharkounik and Shirak Regions are trained to
Eight Towns in Armenia To Take Part in ''Earth Hour'' World Campaign
March 17, 2016 at 15:27 | Cities | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak | Tavush | Yerevan
Eight towns in Armenia will join ''Earth Hour'' public campaign to be held on 19 March, which aims to gather the society, business, communities and other stakeholders around one idea – to switch off light for one hour for
Problem with Lions in Gyumri Zoo To Be Solved
January 27, 2016 at 18:32 | Officials | Shirak
The kick-off meeting of the working group established by Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan’s order to make amendments to the governmental resolution on red-listed animals was held
“Marmashen” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
October 22, 2015 at 14:01 | Small HPPs, Energy | Shirak
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited “Marmashen” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
“Paros” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
October 20, 2015 at 18:06 | Small HPPs, Energy | Shirak
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited “Paros” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out: