Administrative Proceedings Initiated Towards General Director of “Agarak CMC” Based on Kartchevan Residents’ Complaint

Administrative Proceedings Initiated Towards General Director of “Agarak CMC” Based on Kartchevan Residents’ Complaint

EcoLur

Syunik Territorial Division of RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Body has initiated administrative proceedings towards 'Agarak CMC' General Director Andrey Sinyakov based on the letter-complaint received by Karthevan residents, as RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Body informed EcoLur.

The land areas of Kartchevan village were damaged with the water full of toxic substances emitted due to the operation of the combine. With an expectation to solve this problem, the villagers have sent letters to RA Nature Protection Ministry, 'Agarak CMC' General Director A. Sinyakov and Meghri Mayor M. Zaqaryan.

RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Body addressed to EcoLur says, 'I would like to inform you that on 28.02.2019 we received a letter-complaint from the residents of Kartchevan Village, Syunik region (the land areas of Kartchevan village were damaged with the water full of toxic substances emitted due to the operation of the combine) based on which administrative proceedings towards 'Agarak CMC' General Director Andrey Sinyakov has been initiated.

In the frames of the initiated administrative proceedings, it was found out that groundwater flows of the mine area owned by 'Agarak CMC' CJSC and the water is discharged through the pumps then via plastic pipes. A hole has been made in the plastic pipeline so that the community residents can irrigate their land areas. Nevertheless, the land areas of these residents have been flooded with mine groundwater, which is an obstacle to the expedient use of the land areas.

16:38 March 25, 2019


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