The boundaries of 44 protected areas in “Natura 2000” were specified04 Aug, 2021 | 15:42
The government decided to amend the lists of protected areas for the protection of natural habitats and of wild flora and fauna. The amendments specify the boundaries of 44 protected areas for protection of natural habitats from the “Natura 2000” network. An analysis has been done to specify the boundaries of all currently undeclared p...
Deputy Minister Reneta Koleva met with the President of the European Waste Management Association03 Aug, 2021 | 16:15
Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Reneta Koleva met with the President of the European Waste Management Association (FEAD) Peter Kurth. The Deputy Minister presented Bulgaria’s waste management policy, as well as the challenges faced by the country in the transition to circular economy. “As an EU member state, Bulgaria is making...
Minister Lichev: We accelerated the procedure for a route under “Petrohan”30 Jul, 2021 | 16:10
We accelerated the procedure for construction of the route under the “Petrohan” pass, said the Minister of Environment and Water Lichev in response to a question during parliamentary control. The question came from GERB MPs about the procedure for environmental impact assessment for the “Pre-investment study for the route in the d...
EEA refused to grant derogation to “Toplofikacia Sofia” EAD29 Jul, 2021 | 13:56
The Executive Environment Agency (EEA) at the Ministry of Environment and Water refused to grant the requested derogation by “Toplofikacia Sofia” EAD. The EEA decision was taken on July 22nd and applies to the four branches - TPP “Sofia – East”, TPP “Sofia”, heating plants “Lyulin” and &ld...
Minister Asen Lichev: Several beaches on the Black Sea coast remain protected areas28 Jul, 2021 | 16:31
“Several beaches in our country will remain protected areas. Our Black Sea coast is not a commodity for sale”, said the Minister of Environment and Water Asen Lichev at a briefing today, also attended by the Minister of Economy Kiril Petkov. Minister Lichev clarified that the Council of Ministers had adopted a decision that preserves th...
Final data show there are no exceedances of air quality indicator norms in Dupnitsa27 Jul, 2021 | 11:24
The 72-hour air quality study by the mobile automatic station of the Executive Environment Agency (EEA) came to completion at 0:00h. on 27.07.2021 in accord with the prescription by RIEW-Sofia. No exceedances of air quality indicator norms were registered in the region of Dupnitsa. This is confirmed by the measurements, carried out after the outbre...
No exceedance of air quality indicator norms detected in the region of Dupnitsa26 Jul, 2021 | 10:57
There are no exceedances of norms for air quality indicators in the region of Dupnitsa. This is shown by measurements done by the mobile automatic station of the Executive Environment Agency (EEA) from 8am today. The reported average daily concentration of fine particulate matter (PM10) in the atmospheric air is 46 micrograms per cubic meter at a ...
No exceedances of controlled air pollutants in Dupnitsa25 Jul, 2021 | 20:32
There are no exceedances of controlled air pollutants in the town of Dupnitsa. This is shown by the data from the automatic mobile station of the Executive Environment Agency at 7.30pm on 25.07.2021.
There is no data for air pollution in the Zlevo area24 Jul, 2021 | 21:31
There is no exceedances of average hourly norms of air quality indicators in the area of Zlevo, Municipality of Dupnitsa, as shown by the latest data from the measurements of the mobile automatic station of the Executive Environment Agency. Data on the average daily concentration of PM10 will be provided after 8.00am on 25.07.2021.
No exceedances of air quality indicators as a result of the fire in the old landfill near Dupnitsa24 Jul, 2021 | 17:02
There are no exceedances of average hourly norms of air quality indicators in the area of Zlevo, Municipality of Dupnitsa, after yesterday’s fire in a landfill for non-hazardous waste. Immediately upon reception of the fire signal, a mobile automatic station of the Executive Environment Agency commenced a 72-hour measurement of the followin...
The landfill in the Zlevo area near Dupnitsa auto-ignited23 Jul, 2021 | 21:28
Today at 6pm the old landfill near the town of Dupnitsa, which was closed by order of RIEW-Pernik in 2017, auto-ignited. The most feasible reason for the autogenous ignition is high temperatures. The signal for the fire was submitted by citizens to RIEW-Sofia. The Inspectorate immediately issued an order to the Municipality of Dupnitsa to undertake...
Failure to close and clean up landfills is subject to infringement procedure under EU law in case C-145/1420 Jul, 2021 | 16:08
The years-long neglect of the problem with the slow pace of closure and cleaning up of old municipal landfills, which do not comply with European legislation - neglect at both local and national level, is the direct reason that entailed the notification by the European Commission on 15.07.2021 that our country will be brought before the Court of Ju...