Alaverdi: money and poison 2

Alaverdy Copper Factory breathes poisonous gases into the mining town, 10May2011

A couple of months ago I wrote a post about copper production in Alaverdi and how it is poisoning the lives of people in that mining town.

A recent study carried out by National Academy of Science has revealed, that food produced in and around the towns of Alaverdi and Akhtala, contains up to 10 times the acceptable levels of mercury, cadmium, arsenic, lead, nickel, copper and zinc.

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Alaverdi: money and poison

Alaverdy Copper Factory breathes poisonous gases into the mining town, 21Mar2011

As our car cut through the thick layer of smoke coming out of Alaverdy Copper Factory, I couldn’t help, but feel pity for the inhabitants of the mining town, who have to live with this for their entire lives. Continue reading