Larisa Paremouzyan, the Hetq
Emissions sulphur dioxide has the biggest contribution, 99,4 %, in the pollution of atmosphere in Alaverdi. Carcinogenic admixture contains lead, copper, arsenic, zinc and magnesium…
This year the Health Center in Alaverdi has already recorded 439 cases of oncological diseases, while last year this indicator made up 380 patients.
The company experiencing financial difficulties because of Teghout project sets up an appearance of environmental actions that may generate new environmental risks for Lalvar forest and separate settlement in the radius of 2,5 km.
National Assembly ex deputy Rafik Ghazinyan’s questions made it clear that annually 8,7 tons of arsenic is emitted in the atmosphere of Alaverdi when refining 12,000 tons of crude copper. Under his calculations, after developing Teghout project, 20,000 tons of concentrate will be processed per year. How much arsenic and carcinogens will be emitted into atmosphere and how pipelines transfer to Koshaberd will help this situation?”
September 02, 2010