ArmInfo. In the inspection body of nature protection and subsoil, administrative proceedings have been instituted on the fact of contamination of stork feathers in the community of Hovtashen of the Ararat region.
According to the press service of the inspection agency for ecology and the subsoil, the cause of contamination of their plumage with fatty oils is the presence of an oil layer in the reservoirs of the Hovtashen community.
Laboratory studies were conducted in reservoirs of the area, including in various parts of the river Hrazdan and surrounding canals.
In order to study and identify materials, the stork was stained with oily liquid and transferred to the Scientific Center of Zoology of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia. Conducted research in those economic entities, where possible leakage of these materials.
Work on the detection of the main source of pollution continues.
The laboratory research results of the Scientific Center of Zoology of the NAS RA and the Inspection Body and the prepared materials will be handed over to law enforcement agencies.