The public hearings of the amended working project of “Khachaghbyur-2” SHPP submitted by “MegaEnergy” LLC was held in Getahovit Community, Tavush Region, on 17 February. Only 15 villagers out of over 2000 Getahovit villagers attended the hearings.
Pan-Armenian Environmental Front member Levon Galstyan raised many controversial questions during the hearings. “We eye witness not public hearings, but a theatre performance organized by Nature Protection Ministry… this project is not amended, but it’s completely new project drawn up by another projecting company, it has completely different data and parameters. Thus, the project should have a new license.” The project developed insisted that it was definitely the amended project, as the territory of the SHPP building and its marks hadn’t been changed…”
13:48 February 18, 2014