Air

“SHOGH” FACTORY MAKES EXTRA INCOME AT EXPENSE OF CHARBAKH RESIDENTS
September 24, 2010 | Օդ
The “Heritage” faction deputy Anahit Bakhshyan has received a letter from 167 residents from Charbakh quarter of Shengavit administrative territory who complain about smells emitted by “Shogh” oil and ghee factory. In this regard the deputy has sent an enquiry to the Nature Protection Ministry.
July 09, 2010 | Օդ
. State Environmental Inspection has revealed many violations of illegal use of bioresources, waste disposal etc, adopted 24 administrative decision in the amount of 1,81 mln USD, as well as calculated the damage caused to nature in the amount of 3.223 mln USD.
July 06, 2010 | Օդ
In May the concentration of cement in the atmospheric air in Hrazdan exceeded MPC (maximum permissible concentration) by 1.4 times. What about Ararat, the cement concentration exceeded MPC by 1.6 times. This information was passed to ArmInfo by the National Statistical Service.
March 31, 2010 | Օդ
The conducted researches show that Yerevan has the post polluted air in our country. Under the official data, the main party at fault is motor transport - 95%…
March 04, 2010 | Օդ
The number of respiratory tract diseases and allergies have increased.
ECOLOGIST: SMOG IN YEREVAN TOO
February 16, 2010 | Օդ
Karine Danielyan: Yerevan may adhere to London and Los Angeles worldwide notorious for their smog.
February 03, 2010 | Օդ
Under “Mika Cement”, the Cement Plant in Hrazdan is in the process of re-equipping with new technologies instead of old ones used to produce cement.
December 29, 2009 | Օդ
On 15 October the Armenian Government adopted a decision establishing a permissible standard for emission of harmful substances into atmosphere (200 million cubic meters per year) and this standard enabled to register 1200-1300 organizations out of 60,000 registered organizations the emission of which make up approximately 92-95%.
IN HRAZDAN CEMENT CONTENT IN ATMOSPHERE EXCEEDS MPC BY 4.6 TIMES
December 02, 2009 | Օդ
In October the cement content in the atmospheric air in Hrazdan exceeded the maximum permissible concentration by 4.6 times. Under the National Statistical Service of Armenia, this index has increased by 1.4 times in comparison with September.
WILL NATURE BENEFIT?
October 21, 2009 | Օդ
The protocols signed between Armenia and Turkey contains a point on establishing an environmental committee. Is there any necessity to establish such a committee or it’s just a formal line? If such a committee is to be established, what kind of environmental issues will be dealt with by Armenian and Turkish specialists?
NEAR GOLD IN SOTQ
September 18, 2009 | Օդ
Sotq village is a community where the richest reserves in Armenia are located. GeoProMining Company represented by its subsidiary GPM Gold Company rented 950 ha of the village administrative territory and possesses the concession for the exploitation of Sotq gold deposit. The company obtained the concession together with Ararat Gold Recovery Factory from Indian “Vedanta Recourses” Company in 2007.
‘ECOLOGICAL DISASTER’ TERM ENTIRELT PROPER FOR ALAVERTI TOWN
September 09, 2009 | Օդ
The residents in Alaverdi Town are covered with 25 thousand tons of sulphuric anhydrite per year. Moreover, besides sulphuric anhydrite, the emissions contain 38,6 tons of a wide range of metals, mostly copper and lead. In practice, the whole town is in the first zone under the impact of the emissions by the Copper Molybdenum Combine in Alaverdi where the concentration of emissions can exceed the permissible limit by 30 times.

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