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JERMUK BOTCHED MOSQUITO CLEAN-UP COSTS TAXPAYERS MILLIONS
November 23, 2010 | Air
The fact that chlorofos was a banned toxin wasn’t taken into account by the Vayots Dzor authorities and it included in the list of materials to be used in the technical specs, as a condition of the tender bid. Furthermore, in the three documents for the delivery-acceptance of the work, the Regional Authority has considered the project using chlorofos as completed. 2.3 million AMD of chlorofos was purchased; a large expenditure for a banned insecticide.
“SHOGH” FACTORY MAKES EXTRA INCOME AT EXPENSE OF CHARBAKH RESIDENTS
September 24, 2010 | Air
The “Heritage” faction deputy Anahit Bakhshyan has received a letter from 167 residents from Charbakh quarter of Shengavit administrative territory who complain about smells emitted by “Shogh” oil and ghee factory. In this regard the deputy has sent an enquiry to the Nature Protection Ministry.
July 09, 2010 | Air
. State Environmental Inspection has revealed many violations of illegal use of bioresources, waste disposal etc, adopted 24 administrative decision in the amount of 1,81 mln USD, as well as calculated the damage caused to nature in the amount of 3.223 mln USD.
July 06, 2010 | Air
In May the concentration of cement in the atmospheric air in Hrazdan exceeded MPC (maximum permissible concentration) by 1.4 times. What about Ararat, the cement concentration exceeded MPC by 1.6 times. This information was passed to ArmInfo by the National Statistical Service.
March 31, 2010 | Air
The conducted researches show that Yerevan has the post polluted air in our country. Under the official data, the main party at fault is motor transport - 95%…
March 04, 2010 | Air
The number of respiratory tract diseases and allergies have increased.
ECOLOGIST: SMOG IN YEREVAN TOO
February 16, 2010 | Air
Karine Danielyan: Yerevan may adhere to London and Los Angeles worldwide notorious for their smog.
February 03, 2010 | Air
Under “Mika Cement”, the Cement Plant in Hrazdan is in the process of re-equipping with new technologies instead of old ones used to produce cement.
December 29, 2009 | Air
On 15 October the Armenian Government adopted a decision establishing a permissible standard for emission of harmful substances into atmosphere (200 million cubic meters per year) and this standard enabled to register 1200-1300 organizations out of 60,000 registered organizations the emission of which make up approximately 92-95%.
IN HRAZDAN CEMENT CONTENT IN ATMOSPHERE EXCEEDS MPC BY 4.6 TIMES
December 02, 2009 | Air
In October the cement content in the atmospheric air in Hrazdan exceeded the maximum permissible concentration by 4.6 times. Under the National Statistical Service of Armenia, this index has increased by 1.4 times in comparison with September.
WILL NATURE BENEFIT?
October 21, 2009 | Air
The protocols signed between Armenia and Turkey contains a point on establishing an environmental committee. Is there any necessity to establish such a committee or it’s just a formal line? If such a committee is to be established, what kind of environmental issues will be dealt with by Armenian and Turkish specialists?

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