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GYUMRI AMONG ARMENIA’S DUSTIEST CITIES
January 13, 2011 | Air
Gyumri, Armenia’s second largest city, is one of the dustiest cities in the country, the RA Statistical Service reported, referring to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection.
WEATHER ABNORMALITIES OF 2010
January 10, 2011 | Air
The year 2010 was rich with weather abnormalities. In winter the temperature was above norm by 5-7 degrees whereas sediments were below the norm.
JERMUK BOTCHED MOSQUITO CLEAN-UP COSTS TAXPAYERS MILLIONS
November 23, 2010 | Air
The fact that chlorofos was a banned toxin wasn’t taken into account by the Vayots Dzor authorities and it included in the list of materials to be used in the technical specs, as a condition of the tender bid. Furthermore, in the three documents for the delivery-acceptance of the work, the Regional Authority has considered the project using chlorofos as completed. 2.3 million AMD of chlorofos was purchased; a large expenditure for a banned insecticide.
“SHOGH” FACTORY MAKES EXTRA INCOME AT EXPENSE OF CHARBAKH RESIDENTS
September 24, 2010 | Air
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 | Air
. 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 | Air
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 | Air
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%…