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Vernashen Community Fight against Gladzor Gold Polymetallic Mining Reached Court
16:21 June 30, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
Vernashen community's struggle against Gladzor gold-polymetallic mining in Vayots Dzor Region reached the court. The community has filed a complaint to RA Appeal Court demanding to annul and to have a new trial of the judgment delivered
Government Granting Privilege to Company Constructing Small Hydrocascade
18:48 June 28, 2017 | Փոքր ՀԷԿ-եր, էներգետիկա | Վայոց ձոր
On 23 June the Armenian Government granted customs and tax privileges to 'Green Energy Concern' LLC for the construction of a small hydropower cascade. The deadline for the payment of VAT for the imported
Court Continues Considering Professional Opinions on Amulsar Project
15:16 June 28, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
The court proceedings on the consideration of professional opinions on Amulsar gold mine still continues at RA Administrative Court. The opinions are presented by the Plaintiffs - 12 residents of Gndevaz Community
Yeghegis Community Head: Fish Disappearing Because of SHPPs
18:27 June 09, 2017 | Փոքր ՀԷԿ-եր, էներգետիկա | Վայոց ձոր
Two SHPPs have been constructed in the administrative area of Yeghegis Community, Vayots Dzor Region. According to Yeghegis Community Head Yurik Mkrtchyan, currently one SHPP is operation, while the non-operating SHPP have been constructed illegally
Environmentalists: Main Challenge in Armenia Is Mining
18:08 June 03, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
'What are we losing in case of Amulsar – Jermuk, where investments of millions have been made and Lake Sevan, which is a guarantee of national safety, Vorotan-Arpa water basin, Kechout, Spandaryan reservoirs, and in case of Gladzor mine we are losing our
Energy Expenses of Solak, Aygavan and Malishka Communities To Be Reduced up to 50%
17:18 May 31, 2017 | Փոքր ՀԷԿ-եր, էներգետիկա | Արարատ | Կոտայք | Վայոց ձոր
It's planned to reduce energy expenses by 50% in three communities of Armenia – Solar located in Kotayq Region, Aygavan located in Ararat Region and Malishka located in Vayots Dzor Region. 'Armenian Women for Health and Healthy
Court Found in Favour of
11:39 May 30, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
On 30 May RA Administrative Court found in favour of 'Vayq Metal' LLC against RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources and annuled the Ministry's rejection of soil management permit for Gladzor polymetallic
Amulsar Project Problems Raised at EBRD Annual Meeting
15:01 May 19, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
Amulsar gold mining project problems were raised at the annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held in Cyprus on 9-11 May. Artur Grigoryan, Head of ‘Ecological Right’ NGO and a member of the civil society
Court Trial of Gladzor Mine Finished
19:01 May 16, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
On 16 May the court hearing on Gladzor polymetallic mine was held in Administrative Court of Armenia. “Vayq Metal” LLC is demanding to annul the rejection issued by RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources on the right
IFC Won't Refuse from Amulsar Project
18:40 May 10, 2017 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of World Bank group, won't refuse from Amulsar project. Dimitris Tsitsiragos, IFC’s Vice President of New Business, informed in his letter addressed to civil society organizations that the ESIA of Amulsar project met
Photo Contest:
16:41 May 06, 2017 | Կենսաբազմազանություն | Արարատ | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
WWF Armenia and UN Armenia are organizing a photo contest "Me and My Corner of Nature", where schoolchildren aged 12-16 from Yerevan, Ararat, Vayots Dzor and Syunik Region can

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