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01-11-2016

Is it a Fog or Polluted Air?

In order to reduce harmful emissions of Alaverdi copper smelter, back in 2011 for replacement the old chimney a new one was built in Koshaberd Mountain, which in environmentalists’ opinion…

 

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21-03-2016

Alaverdi air basin has again appeared in the clutches of hazardous emissions

The population of Alaverdi city is again concerned about the city air basin quality. The phone calls and visits of the residents to the Aarhus center do not stop …

 

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17-03-2016

SOS alarm on the environmental problems caused by the activities of “Teghut” CJSC

Alaverdi Aarhus Center receives numerous calls about environmental issues arising from the activities of “Teghut” CJSC. The Aarhus Center has sent information …

 

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02-11-2015

The Obvious Effects of the Industry had Negative Impact on the Foreign Experts

Within the framework of close collaboration with the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining on November 2, the responsible…

 

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30-10-2015

Seminar under the theme “Community Development Program, Drawing up a Project, Participation to the Process” in Alaverdi Center

On October 30, Alaverdi Aarhus Center held a seminar under the theme “Community Development Program, Drawing up a Project, Participation to the Process”…

 

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22-10-2015

The monitoring of air pollution in Alaverdi city and surrounding communities

Taking into account the interest of a few community leaders for the ongoing monitoring of air pollution, about which they had sent a request to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection…

 

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21-10-2015

Visit of Dilijan International School’s delegation to Alaverdi Aarhus Center

On October 21, the Aarhus Center in Alaverdi hosted students and professors of Dilijan International School….

 

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29-09-2015

The Aarhus center mediated for the formation of cooperation between the NGOs and the local government

The purpose of the round table held in Alaverdi Aarhus Center on September 29 was once again to stress the importance of public participation in environmental decision-making…

 

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22-09-2015

Tsakhkashat village head decided to stand next to fellow villagers

On September 22, a meeting was held with Mr. Vahe Paranyan, chairman of “Young Alaverdi” NGO and Mr. Hrachik Paranyan, community leader of Tsakhkashat in Alaverdi…

 

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16-09-2015

A seminar for the students of Alaverdi on the topic “The implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the RA”

On September 16, Alaverdi Aarhus Centre brought together students from different educational institutions of Alaverdi city for which awareness seminar was organized…

 

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13-08-2015

Residents’ health deterioration alarm in Alaverdi

The alarms to Alaverdi Aarhus Center concerning residents’ massive health deterioration issue are not ceasing, which manifest similar symptoms to everybody…

 

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30-06-2015

The role of the mass media in dissemination of environmental information and promoting public participation in decision-making: Alaverdi

On the initiative of Alaverdi Aarhus Centre on June 26, a meeting was held in “Corner plus 3″ local TV of Alaverdi…

 

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29-06-2015

Board of Experts Session in Alaverdi Aarhus Center

On June, 2015 board of experts session took place in Alaverdi Aarhus Center. 9 members of the 10 memebered board were present at the meeting. One of the local council…

 

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13-06-2015

Local government and interested public awareness raising activities in Akori and Odzoun

On May 25 in Akori and on May 27 in Odzoun communities Alaverdi Aarhus Center has organized training courses covering environmental legislation…

 

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03-06-2015

Alaverdi is again in the smoke: alarm

For several days there have again been emissions from the old pipe planned for smoke gas emissions as a result of “Wallex” group “ACP” company’s activity in Alaverdi…

 

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15-05-2015

Samples taken from Mets Ayrum drinking water source will be subjected to laboratory examination

Alaverdi Aarhus Center volunteers, jointly with the coordinator, expressed their willingness to assist the expert Mr. Seyran Minasyan to find out…

 

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19-04-2015

The only source of Mets Ayrum drinking water may remain under the tailings

Nahatak tailing dump of Akhtala MPP is terrifying today; what if the only source of drinking water remains under the tailings…

 

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14-04-2015

The impact of toxic substances of the mining industry in communities can be minimized: Alaverdi

On April 13, on the initiative of Alaverdi Aarhus Center, in cooperation with the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining…

 

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28-03-2015

The residents of Mets Ayrum require taking into consideration their opinion

The residents of Mets Ayrum community are against building a tiling dam in their lands and demand to stop the process as long as “Akhtala MPP” CJSC hasn’t…

 

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24-03-2015

On the traces of alarm: Akhtala

On March 21, 2015, the RS Lori Regional Rescue Department of the RA MTAES has disseminated information about…

 

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12-02-2015

Community public debate in Mets Ayrum over land-use change for tailing dump construction

On February 12, 2015 a public debate was organized in Mets Ayrum of Lori region on the initiative of the head of the community, the City Council and residents. The participants were…

 

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18-01-2015

Public Hearing on the Draft of Reconstruction of High-Voltage Transmission Lines in Vanadzor and Alaverdi

With the support of Vanadzor and Aaverdi Aarhus Centers public hearings were held on January 14, in Vanadzor Regional Administration and on January 15, in the Municipality…

 

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25-07-2014

Discussion of Public Awareness and Participation Issues

On July 25, a roundtable discussion was held with a group of youth volunteers of Alaverdi Aarhus Center about the pillars of the Aarhus Convention. The aim was to introduce…

 

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05-06-2014

On World Environment Day Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Issues were discussed in Alaverdi

On World Environment Day on 5th of June, A. Evoyan, coordinator of Alaverdi Aarhus Center conducted a training course for schoolchildren of Alaverdi High School N 5….

 

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23-05-2014

Innovative approaches in the field of environment: Alaverdi

The aim of the discussion under the theme “The environmental issues of the community and region, environmental subventions allocated to the communities” held on May 21, 2014 in Alaverdi…