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“Her-Her-1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
18:42 February 10, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Her-Her 1” SHPP.
“Her-Her-1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photo)
12:38 February 09, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Her-Her 1” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
“Arpa” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
17:51 February 02, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Arpa” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
“Artavan 1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
15:46 January 29, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Artavan 1” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
"Geoteam" CJSC Amending Amulsar Mine Project
13:45 January 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Subsidiary company of “Lydian International”, “Geoteam” CJSC, has filed a new claim to Nature Protection Ministry, which proposes
Magel Cave Endangered with Governmental Resolution
17:09 December 24, 2015 | Officials | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Government has adopted resolution 'On Approving Action Plan Aimed to Ensure Effective Use of Caves for Tourism Purposes', which poses great danger for Bears, Mozrov and Magel Caves
Armenian River Ecosystem Endangered: SHPP Program Outcomes Presented
14:35 December 16, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
On 15 December the first outcomes of “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” project implemented with the support of
Experts Continue to Present the Gaps in Amulsar Project
11:30 November 24, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The impact on the quality of crops and fertility is not assessed. I have an environment survey of another similar mine situated on the same height when the dust scattering from the mine and tailing dump contaminated the harvest of orchards
What to Expect for Arpa after New SHPP Construction
16:48 November 18, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
As a result of exploiting "Arpa 2" and "Arpa 3", "Jermuk HPP-2" SHPPs the Arpa River together with its stream will appear under load of SHPPs on an area of 10734 m especially if we take into account the fact
IFC Ombudsman's Office Published Report on Amulsar Complaint
13:25 November 12, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
IFC CAO (Compliance Advisor Ombudsman) released its appraisal on incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project funded by Lydian International to IFC principles and standards of social and environmental responsibility.
Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
16:28 November 11, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
According to the presented project (Amulsar) and the concluded contract, only gold and silver will be extracted in the mine. The project submitted to expertise should either have completely excluded the presence of other elements and naturally studies should have been carried out in this direction or submitted information about their possible presence. Naturally, if there are other elements, they should be extracted in heap leaching, if extraction is not ensured, they are classified as losses and these losses must be

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