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EU Experts to Help Hungary with Toxic Sludge

EU pollution cleanup experts will arrive Monday in Hungary to help limit the aftermath of the toxic sludge spill, the European Commission has announced.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2010, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1676

Hungary Fears New Burst of Toxic Sludge

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has announced it was "very likely" that the wall of the reservoir of the alumina plant would collapse, releasing a new wave of the red toxic sludge.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2203

Wind Closes Bulgaria's Port Varna

Bulgaria's Black Sea Port Varna is closed to all vessels due to strong west wind, which is blowing at a speed of 11-13 m/s, officials have announced.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1342

Bulgaria Participates in International Day of Climate Change

Citizens and bicyclists will display the number 350 in front of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia to mark the International Day of Climate Change.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2063

Bulgarian Seismologist Disproves Earthquake Info

The Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences disproved earlier information about an earthquake in southwestern Bulgaria Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1637

Latest Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria Overnight

A 3.9-point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in southwestern Bulgaria early Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center reports.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2069

Bulgarian MPs Adopt Dubious Law on Killer Bears, 'Killer Goats'

Bulgaria's Parliament has adopted perplexing amendments to the Hunting Act, which are theoretically supposed to help the authorities tackle the problem with killer bears in the Rhodope Moutnain.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2803

Hungary Requests EU Help for Toxic Sludge

Hungary has asked the EU for help limit the spread of the toxic red sludge that threatens to pollute the Danube River, European Voice has reported.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 4926

No Big Damages after Earthquake in Bulgaria's Varna

The Bulgarian village of Manastir has been affected the most by the earthquake that hit the Northeastern part of the country Thursday evening.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1959

Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's Varna

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale has shaken Northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 00:51 | Viewed: 2429

Hungary's Toxic Sludge Reaches Danube River

The toxic sludge that flowed after an alumina plant exploded in Hungary has reached the Danube River, officials have announced.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2010, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 3888

Bulgarian Pirin National Park Director Quits over Foul Play

The director of the Pirin National Park in Bulgaria resigned and was dismissed from the Ministry of Environment over concerns that he is in a strong conflict of interests and thus unfit to manage the protection of the park.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 19:41 | Viewed: 2064

Bulgaria Under Threat of Hungary Sludge Flood

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine might be affected by the deadly sludge escape from an alumina plant, which killed four people and injured 120 more in Western Hungary.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 6335

Bulgarian Meteorologists: No Comeback of Summer in Oct

Bulgarian private meteorologist center TV-MET has announced that weather in October would be typical for the season, with temperatures between 7-15 degrees.

Society » Environment | October 4, 2010, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1574

Two Light Earthquakes Detected around Bulgaria's Sofia

Two very light earthquakes were detected with epicenters some 30 km south-east of Bulgaria's capital Sofia Tuesday morning.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1364

Light Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southern Bulgaria Sunday evening, the Seismological Center of the Geophysical Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | September 20, 2010, Monday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1469

New Week Brings Lower Temperatures in Bulgaria

The scorching weather that recently swept Bulgaria is coming to an end and the next week will bring lower temperatures and winds, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | September 18, 2010, Saturday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1303

Light Earthquake in Bulgaria-Greece Border Region

An earthquake with magnitude of 2.1 on the Richter scale shook a region along the central section of the border between Bulgaria an Greece overnight.

Society » Environment | September 12, 2010, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1671

Calm Urged as Quake Rattles Homes and Nerves in Sofia

Bulgarian seismologists have called for patience and calm after a 3.5 magnitude earthquake shook the capital Sofia on Friday, throwing many people into panic.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2691

Earthquake in Sofia Results in 4 Fallen Chimneys

The 3.5 earthquake that shook Sofia on Friday has caused the falling of four chimneys in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3972

3,5 Earthquake Hits Bulgaria's Sofia

The earthquake that shook the Bulgarian capital at 10:11 am on Friday had a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter scale and its epicenter was 3 km southeast of Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 10, 2010, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2854
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