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Yeghegis Community Head: Fish Disappearing Because of SHPPs
18:27 June 09, 2017 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
Two SHPPs have been constructed in the administrative area of Yeghegis Community, Vayots Dzor Region. According to Yeghegis Community Head Yurik Mkrtchyan, currently one SHPP is operation, while the non-operating SHPP have been constructed illegally
Environmentalists: Main Challenge in Armenia Is Mining
18:08 June 03, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
'What are we losing in case of Amulsar – Jermuk, where investments of millions have been made and Lake Sevan, which is a guarantee of national safety, Vorotan-Arpa water basin, Kechout, Spandaryan reservoirs, and in case of Gladzor mine we are losing our
Court Found in Favour of
11:39 May 30, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
On 30 May RA Administrative Court found in favour of 'Vayq Metal' LLC against RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources and annuled the Ministry's rejection of soil management permit for Gladzor polymetallic
Amulsar Project Problems Raised at EBRD Annual Meeting
15:01 May 19, 2017 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar gold mining project problems were raised at the annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held in Cyprus on 9-11 May. Artur Grigoryan, Head of ‘Ecological Right’ NGO and a member of the civil society
Court Trial of Gladzor Mine Finished
19:01 May 16, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
On 16 May the court hearing on Gladzor polymetallic mine was held in Administrative Court of Armenia. “Vayq Metal” LLC is demanding to annul the rejection issued by RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources on the right
IFC Won't Refuse from Amulsar Project
18:40 May 10, 2017 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of World Bank group, won't refuse from Amulsar project. Dimitris Tsitsiragos, IFC’s Vice President of New Business, informed in his letter addressed to civil society organizations that the ESIA of Amulsar project met
Photo Contest:
16:41 May 06, 2017 | Biodiversity | Ararat | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
WWF Armenia and UN Armenia are organizing a photo contest "Me and My Corner of Nature", where schoolchildren aged 12-16 from Yerevan, Ararat, Vayots Dzor and Syunik Region can
IFC Being Demanded To Stop Supporting Amulsar Project
12:34 April 25, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Environmental Front is applying to the Board of Directors of the World Bank, COO and VPs of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) so as the IFC refuses from Amulsar Project and stops supporting it in any

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