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Mining- Main Cause of Water Resource Pollution
12:13 December 14, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
“Qajaran combine takes the high-quality clean drinking water from the upper reach of the Voghji River, which is used in the mining, then this water turns into sewage, which flows into the tailing dump and then into the rivers thus polluting
Two New National Parks within Three Years
18:35 November 09, 2016 | Biodiversity | Syunik | Vayots dzor
During upcoming 3 years it’s planned to expand the specially protected areas of nature, particularly to establish “Jermuk” and “Tatev” national parks, as
Preservation of “Zangezour” Biosphere Complex Discussed
15:02 November 02, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
In the course of the meeting pivotal components of “Support Programme for Protected Areas in the Caucasus, Armenia” project were discussed. Within the frameworks of the project 8.25 million euro is proposed to promote
Lydian's Response to Environmentalists
17:50 October 28, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar project is implemented in line with the best international practice and strict environmental and social criteria of its shareholders, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The Environmental and Social Impact
Legal Opinion on Amendment to Qajaran Copper and Molybdenum Mining Project
16:29 October 27, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” LLC has applied to Nature Protection Ministry to make amendments to the reserves of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine. The following activities are planned: change in mining volumes, expansion of subsoil section and prolongation of permit term.
Zangezour Biospheric Complex Reformed
18:41 October 19, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
“Zangezour” biospheric complex has been reformed: instead of 7 branches it has 3 branches – “Shikahogh”, “Areviq” and “Zangezour”.
Lydian Explaining Why They Resorted to Police
13:00 September 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Lydian International” Company presented its approach why they filed a complaint against activist Levon Galstyan, a member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front – material by MediaMax.
Lydian International Becomes a Signatory of ICMC
12:28 September 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Lydian International Limited (a 100% owner of Lydian Armenia) has announced that the International Cyanide Management Institute ("ICMI") has accepted the application of the Company to become a signatory to the International Cyanide
Director of SHPP Drying Shaqi Waterfall Fined
13:19 September 13, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
The Nature Protection Ministry imposed a fine of 200,000 AMD on the director of “Hakobjanyan ev Galstyan” LLC operating “Shaqi” waterfall for

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