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Deputy Minister of Environment: Forest fires in Jermuk, which broke  out as a result of Azerbaijani aggression, led to land degradation

 Tuesday, September 27 2022 20:52
Deputy Minister of Environment: Forest fires in Jermuk, which broke  out as a result of Azerbaijani aggression, led to land degradation

ArmInfo.At the 4th meeting of the Green Economy Regional Assembly "EU for the Environment" (EU4Environment) held in Paris, Deputy Environment Minister Gayane  Gabrielyan spoke about the large-scale aggression of Azerbaijan  against the territory of Armenia.

Minister: The draft state budget of Armenia for 2020 does not provide  funding for the planting program of 10 million trees
 Tuesday, October 29 2019 15:30

ArmInfo. The draft state  budget of Armenia for 2020 does not provide funding for the planting  of 10 million trees, which was announced on October 10 by Prime  Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

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Minister: Samples taken from the Voghchi River indicate excess of MPC  of a number of heavy metals 
 Wednesday, October 23 2019 19:18

ArmInfo.Proceedings have been initiated on the fact of pollution of the Voghchi river in the Syunik region of Armenia caused by an accident at the metal pipeline of the  Artsvanik tailing dump of the Zangezur copper-molybdenum plant.  Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan announced this on  October 23 during a government hour in parliament.

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Pashinyan: Armenia plans to double forest territories of the republic  by 2050 
 Tuesday, October 22 2019 11:47

ArmInfo. Ecological tasks and in particular the issues of ensuring the conservation and restoration of forests are among the priorities of the Armenian government. This was  stated by the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan on October 22  at the first ''Forest Summit: Global Action and Armenia'' organized  by the Armenia Tree Project and the Hakobyan Environmental Center of  the American University in Armenia.

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The administrative court allowed Lydian Armenia to work, having  satisfied the lawsuit against the Department of Nature Protection and  Subsoil Use
 Thursday, October 17 2019 23:39

ArmInfo. The administrative court upheld the  Lydian Armenia lawsuit by the decision of the 2018 Department of  Nature Protection and Subsoil Use of Armenia. The court notes that  the previous actions of official Arthur Grigoryan, the former head of  the environmental and soil inspection against the Amulsar project,  are unlawful and cast doubt on his impartiality.

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We saved water although had the right to use it: 30 million cubic  meters less water was taken from Lake Sevan
 Thursday, October 17 2019 16:05

ArmInfo.In 2019, compared with 2018, water withdrawal from Lake Sevan turned out to be below the threshold established by law of 170 million cubic meters - up to 140  million cubic meters. Armenian Minister of Nature Protection Erik  Grigoryan stated this in an interview with reporters on October 17  after a government meeting.

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Armenian Minister of Environment cannot guarantee 100% safety of  Teghout Mine
 Thursday, October 17 2019 15:58

ArmInfo.Minister of Environment of Armenia Erik  Grigoryan does not have enough information to give a final answer to the question whether the Teghout  mine is insured  against situations similar to what happened today with the Zangezur  Copper-Molybdenum Plant. He stated this in an interview with  reporters on October 17 after a government meeting.

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Situation at some abandoned mines is catastrophic: Armenian Minister  of Environment seeks financial resources for their restoration
 Thursday, October 17 2019 14:30

ArmInfo.  There are 49 abandoned mines and t tailing dumps in Armenia. Minister of the Environment Erik Grigoryan reported this to journalists on October 17 after a  government meeting.

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Mine owners in Armenia may be punished with a minuscule penalty for  environmental damage - Minister
 Thursday, October 17 2019 13:50

ArmInfo.The outflow of waste into the waters of the Voghchi River occurred due to a pipe break in the Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine going to the tailing dump.   This was reported to journalists by Minister of the Environment Eric  Grigoryan on October 17 after a government meeting.

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Emergency in Syunik: Polluted water leaked from the tailing dump into  the waters of the Voghji River 
 Thursday, October 17 2019 12:06

ArmInfo.  "This morning we have an emergency - in the Syunik region, polluted water flowed from the tailing dump into the waters of the Voghchi river below the cities of  Kapan and Kajaran,"- Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated  on October 17 before the start of the government meeting.

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The first stage of forest restoration begins in Armenia
 Thursday, October 10 2019 15:22

ArmInfo. The first stage of forest restoration begins in Armenia. At the October 10 meeting, the Armenian government redistributed budget funds in order to implement  this program.

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In 2019, the volume of water released from Sevan was 30 million cubic  meters less than prescribed by law
 Thursday, October 10 2019 14:40

ArmInfo. In the current year, as of today, the release of water from Lake Sevan amounted to 140 million cubic meters. This was announced on October 10 at a  government meeting by the Minister of Nature Protection of the  Republic of Armenia Erik Grigoryan.

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Serj Tankian: The problem of Amulsar field development is politicized
 Wednesday, October 9 2019 18:44

ArmInfo. The problem of  developing the Amulsar field is politicized. This was stated by the  leader of the rock band System of a Down Serj Tankian at a press  conference in Yerevan on October 9.

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Feliks Tsolakyan: Iran is ready to move Armenia`s radioactive waste  for destruction, but there is a financial problem
 Tuesday, October 1 2019 20:30

ArmInfo. Today, the destruction  of chemical radioactive waste is a priority for Armenia, however, the  republic does not have enough opportunities for this. As the Ministry  of Emergencies of the Republic of Armenia reported to ArmInfo,  Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia Feliks Tsolakyan stated  this at a meeting with the head of the EU delegation to the Republic  of Armenia Andrea Victorin.

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Government will continue to implement measures to restore the  ecosystem of Lake Sevan
 Monday, September 30 2019 19:12

ArmInfo.The Armenian government at an extraordinary meeting on September 30 approved a program of measures for 2020 to restore, preserve, reproduce,  naturally develop and use the ecosystems of Lake Sevan.

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SOS Amulsar Initiative Indicates Uranium Reserves Available
 Friday, September 27 2019 13:24

ArmInfo.The SOS Amulsar initiative posted a photograph on its Facebook page, which indicates the presence of large reserves of uranium at the Amulsar gold  deposit. So, according to the record, the letter U of the yellow  device indicates the presence of uranium in the measured material.  The number "245" indicated opposite it indicates the density of  uranium in one ton, in grams. Meanwhile, the norm should be 4 ", -  noted in the record.

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A meeting of the CIS Interstate Environmental Council to be held in  Yerevan
 Monday, September 16 2019 20:03

ArmInfo. A meeting of the  Interstate Environmental Council of the Member States of the  Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will be held in Yerevan on  September 17.

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Papikyan: There will be no need for additional water pass from Lake  Sevan
 Thursday, September 12 2019 16:32

ArmInfo."I officially declare that there will be no need for additional water pass from Lake Sevan," Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure  Suren Papikyan stated at a government meeting on September 12.

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Prime Minister: There is no threat of collapse of the dam of the  Teghout deposit tailing dump
 Thursday, September 12 2019 13:56

ArmInfo.There is no threat of collapse of the dam of the tailing dump of the Teghout  field. The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan wrote about this  on his Facebook page, referring to the results of a detailed  inspection carried out by the inspection body at the Teghout field.

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Erik Grigoryan: The preliminary data for a number of areas for  developing the Amulsar mine were inaccurate
 Wednesday, September 4 2019 17:02

ArmInfo. On September 4, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, the Government of Armenia held regular  discussions on the development of the Amulsar gold mine.

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Armenian Deputy Prime Minister is concerned about the emerging  environmental situation at all mines, and Amulsar is no exception
 Wednesday, September 4 2019 15:21

ArmInfo.Amulsar project has a need for expert and legal assessment of the positive conclusion of the Investigative Committee. On September 4, Deputy Prime Minister  Tigran Avinyan stated this in a short conversation with reporters.

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