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Armenian Government Ignores Concerns Raised by 14 Organizations about Teghut Mine

December 22, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

11:57, December 21, 2012

The Armenia Copper Programme (ACP), a division of the Vallex Group registered offshore in Liechtenstein, has begun operating a controversial mining project initiated in 2007 in the northern village of Teghut, Armenia. Preliminary work on the project began with the clearing of a portion of the pristine Teghut Forest to create a massive tailing dump for the toxic waste left after mineral processing. Currently, the company is aggressively removing a mountain in order to reach the underground deposits of copper and molybdenum. 

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