ArmInfo. Lydian Armenia assures that contaminated waters from the Amulsar mine will not be released into the environment. This was reported by the press service of the Investigative Committee. The Investigative Committee of Armenia announced the position of the Lydian Armenia , in connection with the development of the Amulsar mine.
" Generally the Lydian Armenia accepts ELARD international expert group's conclusions which refer to the absence of impact of the Amulsar project on various water resources of Lake Sevan and Jermuk area," the report says.
Since acquiring the right to develop the Amulsar mine, Lydian Armenia has adopted an active and flexible policy to fully manage the potential risks associated with the Amulsar project for ground and non-terrestrial waters. The company also welcomes the fact that the ELARD International Expert Group generally appreciated the measures taken by the company to mitigate the environmental impact. Lydian Armenia confirms that during the implementation of the project the potential environmental risks will be fully controlled by the company in accordance with the previously submitted plans. The company is committed to ensuring that untreated water from the mine will not merge into the environment.
It should be noted that on August 19 a protest rally against the development of the Amulsar mine took place in Yerevan. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received the protesters, however, the meeting did not satisfy the protestors, after which Pashinyan during a live Facebook broadcast actually pave the way for the deposit's development.