The wastes of Armanis gold mine are dumped with trucks directly to Dzoraget River. The Corrdinator of the Aarhus Center in Stepanavan Manya Melikjanyan made a statement about this in EcoLur Group on Facebook. Armanis Mine is developed by “Sagamar” Company.
On 17 January EcoLur sent a letter in this regard to the State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry of Armenia with a request to conduct examination in this enterprise.
On 24 January EcoLur again sent a letter to Nature Protection Ministry of Armenia, which particularly requests, whether the inspection responded to the alarm signal, whether the examination started, environmental damage – assessed, and most importantly, whether or not the dumping of wastes into Dzoraget River was stopped.
Photo by Manya Meliqjanyan
15:33 January 24, 2012