The flow of the tails from Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine has been stopped. This is in the process of investigation, as Syunik Territorial Division Head of State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry Lenik Petrosyan told EcoLur. In reply to the question about the amount of cause damage, he advised to apply to Nature Protection Ministry – Department of Information and Public Relations. In its turn, the department said that they reply only in writing.
Reminder: on 15 EcoLur received an alarm signal from Syunik that the pipeline passing through the tunnel had cracked and the tails flowed into the Norashenik River.
17:51 November 19, 2013