Deputy Minister Emilia Toncheva and experts inspected the site of the accident in Belitsa02 Jul, 2021 | 16:58
The Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Emilia Toncheva, the Director of the Rila National Park Krasimir Andonov, the Director of RIEW - Blagoevgrad Angel Georgiev and an expert from the National Service for Nature Protection at the MOEW visited the site of the accident over the town of Belitsa, whereby a brown bear attacked a woman early this...
The Council of Ministers approved Bulgaria's position for a lawsuit on air quality before the Court of Justice of the EU01 Jul, 2021 | 15:25
The government approved Bulgaria's position within a legal case before the Court of Justice of the European Union imposing sanctions on the country for non-compliance with its obligations on air quality. Bulgaria has provided information showing that it has taken measures to ensure compliance with the decision by the Court of Justice of the EU fro...
Close to 8,6 million BGN for environmental protection approved by the government01 Jul, 2021 | 13:23
On proposal by the Minister of Environment and Water Asen Lichev, the government approved additional 8,584,747 BGN to be transferred to the budget of the 2021 Ministry of Environment and Water for the needs of the Executive Environment Agency (EEA). This alleviates the burden on the budget of the Ministry of Environment and Water by nearly 8.6 mill...
Minister Lichev: Without a unified management of the water sector, the interests of the people remain neglected01 Jul, 2021 | 13:00
“As long as there is no unified management of the water sector, all institutions are pulling the rug in their direction, whereby the interests of the people remain neglected.” This was said by the Minister of Environment and Water Asen Lichev in the show "Studio Ha" on 7/8 TV. Asked about the protests by residents of Brestovitsa becaus...
Deputy Minister Petar Dimitrov awarded children with certificates on the occasion of the Danube Day30 Jun, 2021 | 16:09
Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Petar Dimitrov visited the village of Baikal, Municipality of Dolna Mitropolia, on the occasion of the Danube Day. The initiative included art painting, a presentation of a mobile laboratory for river water testing and a lecture by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tihomir Stefanov from the National Museum of Natural History...
Meetings with NGOs are temporarily suspended28 Jun, 2021 | 10:56
In relation to the parliamentary election campaign, the MOEW announces that the Open Doors Day meetings with NGOs every Friday are temporarily suspended.
MOEW discussed measures for implementation of the National Waste Management Plan25 Jun, 2021 | 15:09
The Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Reneta Koleva met with representatives of the Bulgarian Association of the Cement Industry (BACI), the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria (NAMRB) and the cement plants - Holcim Bulgaria EAD, Devnya Cement AD, and Zlatna Panega Cement AD. The meeting was provoked by a lette...
Deputy Minister Reneta Koleva on forthcoming changes in the new EU Directive banning single-use plastic products23 Jun, 2021 | 15:00
The new European directive banning single-use plastic products is expected to enter into force in early September. The document will be published for public discussion in the beginning of July and is expected to be submitted to the Council of Ministers by the end of August. This was stated by Reneta Koleva, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Enviro...
Minister Asen Lichev appointed Zinka Stoykova acting director or RIEW-Burgas23 Jun, 2021 | 14:24
Today, the Minister of Environment and Water Asen Lichev appointed Zinka Kirilova Stoykova acting director of the Regional Inspectorate for Environment and Water (RIEW) - Burgas. Previously Ms. Stoykova was Head of the Department “Air, Harmful Physical Factors, Water, Hazardous Chemicals and Complex Pollution Prevention and Control” at...
Minister Lichev revoked the order for change in the regime for the protected territory in the Kavatsite area22 Jun, 2021 | 16:05
The Minister of Environment and Water Asen Lichev revoked Order RD-402/09.04.2021, which changed the regime of activities in the natural landmark “Sand Dunes in the Kavatsite area”. He announced this at a press conference today. Minister Lichev announced that at the end of his term - on April 9th, his predecessor Emil Dimitrov signed an...
On dunes and biodiversity protection - Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Emilia Toncheva speaks22 Jun, 2021 | 12:10
The Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW) has managed for a short period of time to address issues that can be solved - such as the management of zoos and protected areas. The caretaker cabinet wished good luck to the next government in dealing with these problems. “In any case, I would like to wish success, the cause of nature conservati...
Measures on the protection of the brown bear were discussed at MOEW18 Jun, 2021 | 17:33
Measures for the protection of the brown bear species were outlined at a thematic meeting at the Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW) today by representatives of institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the scientific community. “The adoption of an updated action plan for the brown bear in Bulgaria and the resumption of t...