January 31, 2019 at 19:24 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
"ELARD" International Consultancy Group will examine the EIA and ESIA documentation of Amulsar gold-bearing quartzite mining project with the purpose of finding out the probability of the availability of negative impacts of Amulsar project and
European NGOs Sent Letter to PM Nikol Pashinyan Supporting Locals Opposing Against Amulsar Project
January 23, 2019 at 16:16 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
Over 40 European and International NGOs and associations sent a letter to Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, where they express their support to the residents of Jermuk, Gndevaz and Ketchout, the activists and representatives of the civil society so as the Armenian Government to act on the Amulsar mine project for the benefit of people and environment
Government Doesn't Hurry To Comment on Dismissal of RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Head
January 22, 2019 at 13:21 | Amulsar | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
The Staff of the Armenian Government doesn't hurry to comment on the dismissal of already Ex-Head of RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Arthur Grigoryan. After the second day of the attempts to receive clarifications, Assistant to Staff Head of the Armenian Government Narine Mnatsakanyan told EcoLur
New Reports Add Details to Investigation of Armenia Gold Mine
January 16, 2019 at 07:59 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
The Amulsar mine is situated near Jermuk, a resort town two hours southeast from the capital made famous for its natural beauty, hot springs and health spas. Locals have long contended that the gold mine, which has already
Metal Mining Banned in Jermuk
December 25, 2018 at 16:07 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
Direct democracy won another victory in Armenia. On December 18, 2018 Jermuk Community Council adopted a decision to approve the collective petition of its community members on “Declaring Jermuk an ecological economic area and banning metal mining in the community”.
Geologist, Expert Harutyun Movsisyan's Opinion on Amulsar Project
December 21, 2018 at 17:39 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
EcoLur is presenting Harutyun Movsisyan's opinion on Amulsar Project, Associate Professor at Faculty of Geography and Geology, Chair of Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits, Expert at YSU Sustainable Development Center