Armenia: Local communities urge govt. to withdraw mining expansion project by “Teghout” CJSC, part of Vallex Group, over health & environmental concerns
Author: EcoLur Network (Armenia), Published on: 5 December 2017
"Shnogh Community Residents Demanding from RA Nature Protection Ministry To Withdraw Teghout Copper and Molybdenum Mining Expansion Project Submitted by “Teghout” CJSC"
86 residents of Shnogh Community, Lori Region, have addressed a letter to RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan demanding from the ministry to withdraw and send back Teghout Copper and Molybdenum Mining Expansion Project by 15 million tons per year submitted by “Teghout” CJSC. The residents are demanding from “Teghout” CJSC to eliminate all the leaks and emissions, as well as their consequences, compensate the damage caused to the environment and affected communities.
Related companies: Vallex Group