Armenia: Yerevan Facing Potential Environmental Crisis This Spring – Experts

A warning sign marks the boundary of the pesticide dump. (Photo: Anahit Hayrapetyan)

The spring thaw may seem a long way away at this point, but when it comes, it could cause an environmental crisis at a Soviet-era toxic waste dump outside Yerevan, some Armenian activists are warning.

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Marianna Grigoryan is a freelance reporter in Yerevan and the editor of MediaLab.am, a news website that receives funding from the Open Society Assistance Foundation – Armenia. Anahit Hayrapetyan is a freelance photojournalist also based in Yerevan.

Armenia: Yerevan Facing Potential Environmental Crisis This Spring – Experts

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