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  • Sulfur dioxide levels in Dimitrovgrad are normal

    30 Apr, 2022 | 18:19
    Sulfur dioxide levels in Dimitrovgrad are normal - 01

      Yesterday and today the levels of sulfur dioxide in the air of the city of Dimitrovgrad are normal. The data is collected by the local Automatic Measuring Station (AMS). The reported maximum value is 65 µg/m3, which is below the maximum allowable value of 350 µg/m3 for the average hourly rate. The measured average hourly values ...

  • Minister Borislav Sandov: the government funds hydrogen installations

    28 Apr, 2022 | 17:42
    Minister Borislav Sandov: the government funds hydrogen installations - 01

      The Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov and the Minister of Education and Science acad. Nikolay Denkov launched a hydrogen heating installation at the McGahan Vocational School of Transport in Sofia. The hydrogen installation was built within the project “Hydrogen School for ...

  • Bulgaria signed a Declaration on Children, Youth, and Climate Action

    28 Apr, 2022 | 16:50
    Bulgaria signed a Declaration on Children, Youth, and Climate Action - 01

      Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov signed the intergovernmental Declaration on Children, Youth and Climate Action. Bulgaria is the tenth country in Europe to sign the document. Thus our country committs to ensuring that priorities for children and young people are taken into consid...

  • An exhibition presents the history of the bear park near Belitsa

    28 Apr, 2022 | 13:37
    An exhibition presents the history of the bear park near Belitsa - 01

      The Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov opened the exhibition “The Saved: 20 Years of History”, dedicated to the bear park near Belitsa. “I remember how dancing bears were once chained, and I assure you that we will not allow this to happen again,” said Minister Sandov. The protected area will become t...

  • Minister Borislav Sandov met with the Ambassador of Germany

    27 Apr, 2022 | 12:09
    Minister Borislav Sandov met with the Ambassador of Germany - 01

      The Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov met with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sofia H.E. Mr. Christoph Eichhorn. The conversation focused on the opportunities for implementation of joint environmental projects. The implementation of the European Green Pact ...

  • The MOEW holds application procedures for new regional directors

    26 Apr, 2022 | 16:10
    The MOEW holds application procedures for new regional directors - 01

      The Ministry of Environment and Water announced application procedures for new directors of some Regional Inspectorates of Environment and Water (RIEW), Basin Directorates, and one of the national parks. The deadline for submitting applications for directors of RIEWs in Pleven, Stara Zagora and Shumen is May 9. An application procedure is ...

  • We will mark Earth Day on April 22 under the motto “Investing in our planet”

    22 Apr, 2022 | 10:08
    We will mark Earth Day on April 22 under the motto “Investing in our planet” - 01

    On April 22nd, we mark Earth Day, which this year will be held under the motto “Investing in our planet.” Each year, the EARTHDAY.ORG platform coordinates events around the globe to showcase global support for the environmental movement. Fifty years ago, the first Earth Day marked the beginning of an environmental revolution. Now the E...

  • Work is to start on an environmental cooperation agreement with Albania

    21 Apr, 2022 | 16:45
    Work is to start on an environmental cooperation agreement with Albania - 01

      The Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov met with H.E. Ms. Donika Hoxha, Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to Bulgaria. The two expressed satisfaction with the renewed opportunity to deepen cooperation between the two countries. Minister Sandov pointed out that the process of EU...

  • Minister Borislav Sandov met with the Ambassador of Algeria

    21 Apr, 2022 | 16:19
    Minister Borislav Sandov met with the Ambassador of Algeria - 01

      Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov met with H.E. Mrs. Baya Bensmail, Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to Bulgaria. The two discussed opportunities for cooperation in environmental protection and water management. Minister Sandov expressed readiness f...

  • Due to violations of air quality standards the activities of TPP “Maritsa 3” in Dimitrovgrad are suspended

    21 Apr, 2022 | 13:05
    Due to violations of air quality standards the activities of TPP “Maritsa 3” in Dimitrovgrad are suspended - 01

      The Regional Inspectorate for Environment and Water (RIEW) - Haskovo suspended the activities of TPP “Maritsa 3” AD in Dimitrovgrad due to violations of air quality standards. Today the inspectorate issued a coercive administrative measure to stop the work of the combustion installation of the TPP. The decision came after a ser...

  • Minister Borislav Sandov: We will not allow natural heritage to be destructed in Bulgaria

    20 Apr, 2022 | 17:08
    Minister Borislav Sandov: We will not allow natural heritage to be destructed in Bulgaria - 01

      The administrative-penal procedure by RIEW - Blagoevgrad for the established violations in the natural landmark the “Melnik Pyramids” continues. The act for establishing an administrative violation was served to the offender with assistance by the police authorities. The established violation was that in the range of the slope ...

  • Minister Borislav Sandov called for soil protection together with the spiritual leader Sadhguru

    20 Apr, 2022 | 12:57
    Minister Borislav Sandov called for soil protection together with the spiritual leader Sadhguru - 01

      The Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov joined an international campaign to raise awareness and change attitudes towards soil protection on the planet. On Tuesday, he met with Indian spiritual leader Sadhguru, the initiator of the Save Soil movement, and together the two called for ...