Waste

GARBAGE IN SEVAN-HEADACHE FOR ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND COMMUNITIES
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.
GARBAGE IN SEVAN – PROBLEM NOT SOLVED YET
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.
SHARE IN WASTE – 4,5 TONS
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.
WHAT IS DONE WITH KAPAN
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.
TOXIC WASTE TO BE EXPORTED FROM ARMENIA
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
IAEA NORMS TURN OUT TO BE PREROGATIVE FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY
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.
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"
PESTICIDE NEUTRALIZATION PROGRAM TO LAUNCH IN 2011
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.
2010 ENVIRONMENT: TOXIC WASTE, WATER ISSUES AND DOLPHINS
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:
RADIOACTIVE WASTE BURIAL SITE PROJECT NOT CLOSED
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.

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