March 11, 2011 | Թափոններ | Գեղարքունիք
Changes have been made in the main outline of garbage landfills in Sevan Lake basin which was not approved at the public hearings in Gavar on 25 February. The main obstacle is location of garbage landfills.
March 11, 2011 | Թափոններ | Երեւան
"The matter is that the burial is in an active landslide zone. Unfortunately, in 2010 after removing the emergency situation the burial was covered with a new layer of land, the soil slip activated and new cracks appeared"
12:00 March 09, 2011 | Թափոններ | Արմավիր
At present a fish farm is operating on the spot of former pesticide depository in Jrarat Community, Ararat Region.
March 03, 2011 | Թափոններ | Երեւան
Nubarashen waste burial site is now situated in the zone of active landslips and can pose serious dangers for the city in spring.
February 24, 2011 | Թափոններ | Գեղարքունիք
A public hearing was held on the main project of distributing garbage places in Sevan Lake basin at Gegharkounik Regional Municipality on February 18, which was proposed by the Committee on Sevan Lake Issues by the President of Armenia to “Haynakhagits” PLC.
February 21, 2011 | Թափոններ
According to the information submitted by Nature Protection Ministry, around 14,7 million tons of waste was accumulated in 2009. If to divide this number into the number of population in the republic, each resident’s share will be 4,5 tons.
February 18, 2011 | Թափոններ | Սյունիք
The tailing dump of Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine is located in the riverbed of Pkhrout River, a tributary to the Voghji River.
February 18, 2011 | Թափոններ | Սյունիք
The inner flow of the Norashenik River in Kapan is heavily polluted with industrial waste waters, and the reason for this is that Norashenik is under heavy pressure of mining industry.
February 15, 2011 | Թափոններ | Երեւան
As noted in the report of the Ministry of Nature Protection, submitted to the Government, one of the safest options for environmental destruction is to export it to another country
February 10, 2011 | Թափոններ | Արարատ
The preliminary results of geoprospecting in the territory of Zangakatoun and Ourtsalanj Villages (Ararat Region) on locating an appropriate place to construct a waste burial site for radioactive and hazardous chemical substances and wastes are submitted to the Republic Geological fund.
February 03, 2011 | Թափոններ | Լոռի
Coordinator at Aarhus Center Anush Evoyan told EcoLur examinations at Madan arsenic graveyard will be included in the actions plan of interdepartmental group on risks mabagement at tailing dumps and waste burial grounds by the Ministry of Emergency States.
January 28, 2011 | Թափոններ | Երեւան
"To have a complete picture of refuse removal organization in Yerevan we especially need a real assessment. It will allow to expect more reasonable and justifiable proposals both in the organization of waste disposal in apartment buildings and in placement of modern trash bins"
January 13, 2011 | Թափոններ
On 12 January Artur Baghdasaryan, Chairman of National Security Council, said current pesticide burial sites neutralization project will launch in Armenia in 2011.
January 11, 2011 | Թափոններ
This year the government had to cope with a dangerous leak of toxic waste at a Soviet-era built dump containing some 500 tons of buried chemicals. At the beginning of this year unknown persons trespassed on the site and with the use of heavy engineering equipment leveled the ground, uncovering and leaving in the open air sacks and bottles containing toxic wastes:
January 10, 2011 | Թափոններ
Nevertheless, in our opinion, despite Region Head’s assurances, the issue on constructing a waste burial site for radioactive sites in Ararat Region is not closed, especially taking into consideration contradictory information of official sources.
December 24, 2010 | Թափոններ
"Essentially in all places examined by us where pesticides are, or have been, stored, DDT contamination to various extent was found, and, in one case, even its old stocks in torn bags. However, the problem concerns not only DDT,"
December 22, 2010 | Թափոններ
Constructing a factory in Nubarashen is more suitable, as the waste burial site is nearby and there will be need to transport toxic substances.
December 17, 2010 | Թափոններ
A factory for processing pesticides buried in the whole territory of Armenia will be constructed in Nubarashen that will comply with all international standards.