Armenia Fund USA Funds Akhtala Toxic Pollution Cleanup

JULY 8, 2016 • PARAMUS, N.J.—The Armenian Apostolic Church monastery in Akhtala is a historic community site where children visit and families picnic. This beautiful monastery was built on land that was previously a 10th-century fortress and coppers mine. The main church of this monastery was built at the end of the 12th century and rebuilt during the 13th and 18th century. During the 13th century, mining on the land was active. Contamination began many years ago while mining, and is still present in the monastery yard today. In Armenia, the Armenian Apostolic Church monastery has one of highest levels of toxic pollution and lead poisoning. ... go to Website

Armenia Fund USA Funds Akhtala Toxic Pollution Cleanup

JULY 8, 2016 • PARAMUS, N.J.—The Armenian Apostolic Church monastery in Akhtala is a historic community site where children visit and families picnic. This beautiful monastery was built on land that was previously a 10th-century fortress and coppers mine. The main church of this monastery was built at the end of the 12th century and rebuilt during the 13th and 18th century. During the 13th century, mining on the land was active. Contamination began many years ago while mining, and is still present in the monastery yard today. In Armenia, the Armenian Apostolic Church monastery has one of highest levels of toxic pollution and lead poisoning. ... go to Website

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