The official website of Nature Protection Ministry says that the public hearings of the amended project on Tukhmanuk mine tailing dump in Aragatsotsn Region, will be held at 11:00 on 10 February at 23/100 Sundukyan Street, Yerevan. The only new thing in the amended version of the project is that it proposes to use geomembrane instead of clay during the tailing dump construction.
Under this source, the total area of the territory to be assigned for the tailing dump will make up 6-7 ha, the surface of the tailing dump – 1.53 ha, volume – 370,000 square meter, the total length of the tailing pipe – 1607 meters. The tailing dump will be constructed in a seismic zone with 7 grades, in a distance of 800 meters in the eastern part of Meliq Village, Aragatsotn Region and in a distance of 1600 meters from the plant facility.
13:44 February 07, 2014