The Health Ministry of Armenia intends to examine the environmental impact assessment documents on the project of cyanic plant construction submitted by "Meghradzor Gold" LLC, EcoLur NGO reports.
This is what the Health Ministry letter signed by Staff Head Suren Krmoyan says in reply to the enquiry by EcoLur.
"The Health Ministry hasn't been submitted any environmental impact assessment documents submitted for environmental expertise in the project by "Meghradzor Gold" LLC on the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor. Nevertheless, guided by the significance of the problem raised by you, the Health Ministry has applied to the Nature Protection Ministry to receive documentation and conduct expertise," the letter says.
Reminder: on 10 January EcoLur applied to Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan, Health Minister Derenik Dumanyan and Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetyan, and Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan, so as the departments they head shall express their opinion on the aforementioned project in accordance with Article 5 of RA Law "On Environmental Impact Expert Assessment.