Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented

Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented

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Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan has paid a working visit to Aragatsotn Region, where a regional consultation was held with the participation of Regional Head Sargis Sahakyan, regional divisions of Nature Protection Ministry and competent employees of Environment and Agriculture Department of Regional Municipality.

Aramayis Grigoryan outlined, “The company, which have accomplished mine development or are close to the end of their activities, shall perform their obligations in line with statutory requirements and reclaim their land areas. What about old mine, I should say that we have already applied to the Armenian Government and will implement pilot projects of reclaiming old mines in near future, including also your region.”

The Minister also referred to the violations in construction works in the region and outlined the cases, where construction works are launched without proper environmental expertise opinions, are numerous, which contradicts to the law.

May 22, 2015 at 18:55