EDB is waiting for the results of a new environmental assessment of Amulsar mine, Denis Ilin said, Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB, in response to Sputnik Armenia, within the framework of the meeting of the participants of the ADFIAP Association of Development Institutes of Asia and the Pacific region held in Almaty.
According to him, the project should have a great positive economic impact on Armenia, the country's government considers it important. At the same time, it is clear that no mining project can be considered positive for the environment, especially in the case of open pit mining.
According to the preliminary assessment, the results of the examination will be published by the end of August. Analysis is performed by Hatch. There is also a separate environmental consultant with whom the bank works. Last week, its representatives visited the mine.
"I think by the end of the summer there will be certainty in terms of the project as well. is the project moving forward or not? If the examination is not satisfactory, we will not do the project," Ilin said.
May 22, 2023 at 12:32