Waste

Who is Responsible for Environmental Disaster in Sgharshik?
11:58 May 13, 2011 | Թափոններ | Սյունիք
The State Territorial Environmental Inspection of Syunik Region is still keeping silence, though it should have long disseminated hot information about the emission of dumps in the region inhabited with people and can drink intoxicated water and to get harvest from the intoxicated soil. The Press Service of Nature Protection Ministry doesn’t answer phone calls. Health Ministry is also keeping silence represented by Sanitary Inspection.
Akhtala Mayor Still Waiting for Environmental Ministry's Response
12:19 May 12, 2011 | Թափոններ | Լոռի
Even though the tailings dam along the road leading to the Svinets neighborhood in Akhtakla has been closed for the past two years, the threat of the toxins washing into the Akhtala River and then into the Debed River are real.
New S.O.S. from Syunik: Tailing Pipe at Zangezour Combine Burst
15:17 May 11, 2011 | Թափոններ | Սյունիք
As Ecolur was informed from Syunik, on 11 May at about 13:00 the concentrate started building up which runs through the tailing pipe from Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine to Arstvanik Tailing Dump.
Zangezour Combine Concentrate instead of Fish
11:59 May 10, 2011 | Թափոններ | Սյունիք
Amother accident at the tailing pipes of Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine led to the emission of dumps into the territory of Kapan, Sgharshik Region. The dumps flooded the gorge and built up in the pit dug out by one of the residents for fish farming. Kapan-based Aarhus Center Coordinator Ashot Avagyan told EcoLur about this: the accident occurred at the night of May 8 and lasted for several hours
Deno Gold Mining Company to Realize Part of Used Tyres
16:15 May 04, 2011 | Թափոններ | Սյունիք
“A number of industrial wastes, such as engines, metal things, paper etc give to recycling companies, while tyres are not accepted by any company. We have to store them in a special territory in the company and to make special payments in the amount of 1600 AMD,”
April 22, 2011 | Թափոններ | Լոռի
Alaverdi Copper Smelting Factory, Akhtala “Metal Prince” Corporation, “Armanis” mine to be developed in near future, “Teghout” CJSC, “Vanadzor-ChemProm”, Mghart Gold Mine belonging to “Multi Group” cause environmental problems in the region.
WHO TO DEAL WITH MERCURY KEPT AT SCHOOL?
April 18, 2011 | Թափոններ | Վայոց ձոր
Mkhitar Arshakyan, Chemistry and Biology Teacher at Secondary School in Gndevaz Village, doesn’t know where and to which organization out-of-date chemicals should be given to.
AGSTEV IN DISASTROUS SITUATION
April 18, 2011 | Թափոններ | Տավուշ
The significant part of the household garbage from Ijevan Town is dumped into the Aghstev River such as wastes of organic nature, food waste, inner organs of slaughtered animals, industrial waste etc
April 18, 2011 | Թափոններ | Կոտայք
“Yeghvard” Water Users Company Head M. Hovhannisyan assures each year several million drams are spent on Arzni-Shamiram canal and espepcially on cleaning inter-household systems from garbage and manure, pollution level is so high that workers even refuse from cleaning canals with the sum of money designed and demand higher salaries.
April 14, 2011 | Թափոններ | Լոռի
For months Engels neighborhood residents in Alaverdi Town without any obstacles fill their household and industrial garbage on the banks of the Debed River.
FAMILY LIVING IN TERRITORY OF WASTE COLLECTOR
April 07, 2011 | Թափոններ | Լոռի
“Prometey” Chemical Factory in Vanadzor (at present “Vanadzor-Chimprom” CJSC) turned out to have two waste collectors in the administrative territory of Vanadzor. One of them is still in use. In the 1960’s “Prometey” Chemical Factory used another waste collector which is situated in the northern-western part of Vanadzor, near “Kongo” and “Taron - 4” neighborhoods.
April 06, 2011 | Թափոններ
Annually 6 million 300 thousand garbage is damped into the World Ocean, and significant part is composed of plastic bags and bottles. Animals consider it as a food and eat it, which results in 1 million of annual dead birds, 100,000 sea mammals and thousands of fish species.
“HIDDEN” WASTE COLLECTOR IN VANADZOR
March 22, 2011 | Թափոններ | Լոռի
The Aarhus Center in Vanadzor together with the Hetq decided to find out the situation the waste collector is in. Most of pipes in drainage system of the waste collector were missing, while it means water coming from mountains flow into the waste collector and getting mixed with toxic substances, then flow out. This structure is not fenced and there are no signs warning about its hazard.
PLASTIC WASTES TO BE RECYCLED IN ARMENIA
March 18, 2011 | Թափոններ
Project in plastic wastes processing in Armenia will be implemented. USAID Armenia Mission Director Jatinder Cheema, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Dafina Gercheva, and Director of the Eco-Engineering company Harutyun Petrosyan launched a joint plastic recycling program in Armenia to be primarily implemented in Yerevan, Gegharkounik, Lori, Armavir, Kotayk and Shirak Regions.

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