Air

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%…
March 04, 2010 | Air
The number of respiratory tract diseases and allergies have increased.
ECOLOGIST: SMOG IN YEREVAN TOO
February 16, 2010 | Air
Karine Danielyan: Yerevan may adhere to London and Los Angeles worldwide notorious for their smog.
February 03, 2010 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
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 | Air
Armen Saghatelyan, Doctor of geo-mineralogical sciences, Director of Center for Ecological Noosphere Studies NAN RA spoke about ecological risks in his report.