Air

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.
July 23, 2009 | Օդ
If to look at Azatamout Villages from above, you may confuse it with a large industrial centre. This area is situated near the estuary of the Aghstev River and is surrounded by small enterprises producing charcoal that release smoke day and night.
WON’T FILTERS HELP?
July 13, 2009 | Օդ
One can see the smoke out the chimney of Alaverdi Copper-smelting Plant still approaching to the town.
HEAVY PRICE OF METALS
December 16, 2008 | Օդ
Armen Saghatelyan, Doctor of geo-mineralogical sciences, Director of Center for Ecological Noosphere Studies NAN RA spoke about ecological risks in his report.
HRAZDAN TOWN DWELLERS KEEP ON BEING POISONED BY CEMENT DUST
October 03, 2008 | Օդ | Կոտայք
According to RA Nature Protection Ministry information, cement dust content in air basin of Hrazdan town exceeded the norm by 4.8 times in July of the present year. This figure increases month by month.

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