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Teghout CJSC has disseminated a statement concerning the photos published on behalf of the Civil Initiative for Protection of Teghout.
The information and public relations department of Vallex Group reports that the photos demonstrate that the subsoil water is flowing into the Shnogh River from one of the crushing plants. In this connection, Teghout CJSC states that it is carrying out a water intake on the River Shnogh in an envisaged volume in line with an authorized structure's permit. No dangerous chemical elements are used in this process or mixed with the water.
For mechanical cleaning of the subsoil water, settling hoppers have been built in this plant, where the water is to be cleaned from sand and soil. The photos were made when the settling hoppers did not operate for technical reasons, and the sand and soil were penetrating into the river. The leadership of Teghout CJSC was informed of that and took prompt steps even before the publication of the photos. At the same time, Teghout CJSC expresses its willingness for a constructive dialogue and cooperation on environmental issues with any organization and individuals. To note, Vallex Group was founded in 1998. It unites 20 subsidiaries. The ore reserves in the Teghout deposit make up 450 mln tons, copper reserves - 1.6 mln tons. Russian citizen Valery Mejlumyan owns 100% of shares of Armenian Copper Programme CJSC.