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...
Position on the allegations by the former Minister Emil Dimitrov on bTV air on 15.07.202115 Jul, 2021 | 17:12
Regarding a number of false allegations by the former Minister of Environment and Water Emil Dimitrov, which undermine the prestige of the MOEW and personally of Minister Asen Lichev, we declare: Upon taking office, the Minister of Environment and Water Asen Lichev received, in the presence of the new political cabinet, from his predecessor only...
The EC decided to ask the Court of Justice of the EU to impose financial penalty for unrecovered municipal landfills15 Jul, 2021 | 16:43
Today, the European Commission (EC) sent a letter to Bulgaria, stating that the country will face the Court of Justice of the European Union (EU) to pay huge financial penalties due to failure to restore 43 landfills for non-hazardous waste. The Court of Justice of the EU ruled against Bulgaria in July 2015 for its failure to close old municipal l...
The Bulgarian position for the informal meeting of EU environmental ministers is approved14 Jul, 2021 | 14:41
The government approved the Bulgarian position for the informal meeting of EU environmental ministers, which will be held on July 20th and 21st, 2021 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The agenda of the meeting envisages a ministerial exchange of initial views on the legislative package “Adaptation to 55%”. The package constitutes the European Co...
Deputy Minister Emiliya Toncheva met with representatives of protesting citizens from Byala13 Jul, 2021 | 15:10
Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Emilia Toncheva and experts from the Directorate “National Service for Environmental Protection” met with representatives of the citizens from Byala Municipality (Varna region), who were protesting in front of the MOEW building. They asked questions related to the process of expanding the protect...