On the traces of alarm: Akhtala
On March 21, 2015, the RS Lori Regional Rescue Department of the RA MTAES has disseminated information about the tails of “Nahatak” tailing dump of Akhtala Ore Processing Plant flowing and dumping into Debed River http://lorimpv.do.am/load/.
To receive clarification and official information on the issue the Aarhus Center has addressed information requests to the RS Lori Regional Rescue Department and Akhtala OPP.
During the telephone conversation with the Aarhus Center Coordinator H. Antonyan, RS colonel, head of the RS Lori Regional Rescue Department assured that they are ready to continue cooperation with the Aarhus Centre in their constantly mission of quick response.
In response the head of the RS Lori Regional Rescue Department informed that they have informed the Lori Regional Environmental Inspection and “Akhtala OPP” CJSC about the leakage of tails discovered at 14:15, on March 23, in order to take appropriate measures and terminate the outflow.
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Translated by Anush Beybutyan
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