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Syunik Regional Head Sued Environmentalist and Mass Media
17:59 September 23, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք
Syunik Regional Head Vahe Hakobyan lodged a claim against environmentalist Arthur Grigoryan, as well as Aravot.am, epress.am and syunacyerkir.am websites. Hakobyan claims he has been defamed and is demanding
SHHP Impact on Geghi River To Increase
18:34 September 12, 2017 | Փոքր ՀԷԿ-եր, էներգետիկա | Սյունիք
The water in the Geghi River will become extremely low in the aggregate area of 8 km of the 30-kilometer-long Geghi River because of the operation of two SHPPs, which will result to the hydraulic, thermal, settling and bed-washing
Vararak River in Syunik Region in Antisanitary Situation
15:37 September 07, 2017 | SOS | Սյունիք
The Vararak River in Syunik Region is in antisanitary state, which is the left tributary to the Vorotan River. It starts from the south-east slope of Mets Ishkhanasar Mountain Top in Syunik plateau. The river is polluted with
Locals Getting Worried: Vorotan River Ecosystem Violated (Photos)
17:28 September 06, 2017 | Փոքր ՀԷԿ-եր, էներգետիկա | Սյունիք
The ecosystem of the Vorotan Rier has been violated: the locals are getting worried. 'The fish in the Vorotan River is getting eliminated, while the section of the river in Sisian is covered with moss. Now 1.5-2 cum water flows
Garbage: Main Obstacle to Regional Tourism Development in Sisian
17:27 September 05, 2017 | Քաղաքներ | Սյունիք
'Out of the historical monuments, the Vorotnavanq is located on the road, where the main landfill site of the town is situated: the garbage is not sorted, recycled – it's burnt down poisoning
100 Sq. M. Area of New Fire Spot in Khoustoup Reserve Extinguished
13:33 August 29, 2017 | Պաշտոնական աղբյուրներ | Գեղարքունիք | Սյունիք
On August, at 19:30, a fire broke out in Ayrivan section of Noratuz Branch of 'Sevan' National Park, which resulted in burning out 150 sq.m. of the dry grass-covered area. The fire
New Smoking Spots Emerged in 'Khoustoup' Reserve
13:40 August 28, 2017 | Կենսաբազմազանություն | Սյունիք
In the morning of 28 August, new smoking spots emerged in 'Khoustoup' Reserve, a part of 'Zangezour Biospheric Complex' SNCO, and the smoke started activating towards the section of 'Dzagedzor' section. Currently,
AEF. According to international acclaimed experts gold project in Amulsar should not start։ What has Lydian hidden and what the Armenian government has been “unaware” of
14:27 July 27, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
Now international acclaimed experts in the field have also joined Armenian experts and based on the proposal of the US-based Harout Bronozian, they presented results of three different expertises on this gold project. The results of these researches once again confirm the statement voiced for many years that gold project in Amulsar should not be launched since the assessment carried out by Lydian are extremely incomplete, while the government
Civil Society Doesn't Agree with IFC Ombudsman's Office Conclusions on Complaint of Incompliance of Amulsar Project with IFC Standards
16:07 July 25, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
The Ombudsman's Office of the International Finance Corporation, CAO/IFC (World Bank Group) sent the initial results of the audit on the complaint of incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project with IFC standards, so as the IFC refused from funding the project. The complaint was submitted to CAO by two residents
'Smart City' Goris Description in Development Process
15:42 July 13, 2017 | Քաղաքներ | Սյունիք
Director of Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus (RECC), 'Smart City' Project National Coordinator Nune Harutyunyan informed that Goris Town has been selected as an experimental showcase in the frames of the project “United Smart Cities”
SHPP Pressure on Meghri River Increasing
16:22 July 11, 2017 | Փոքր ՀԷԿ-եր, էներգետիկա | Սյունիք
The project on the construction of 'Meghri 2' SHPP submitted by 'Green Power' LLC is undergoing environmental expertise. The company is planning to construct a SHPP in Syunik Region on the bank of the Meghri River. 'Green Power' LLC is already developing 'Meghri 1' SHPP on the Meghri River, as well as it has been
Litchq Mine Case Dragged On
11:51 May 30, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք
The court case on Litchq mine is being dragged on: the court hearing appointed for today has also been adjourned: 'EcoRight' NGO President Arthur Grigoryan, who is

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