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18 Bulgarian Cities Have 'Extremely Polluted' Air

Eighteen Bulgarian cities have “extremely polluted” air in the past several days, shows data of the Executive Environment Agency, reports Nova TV.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 984

Bulgaria Ranks Poorly In Climate Change Performance Index

Bulgaria's performance in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2015 was ranked as “poor”.

Society » Environment | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 624

Extreme Weather Warnings Issued For Tuesday

Codes orange and yellow for wind, heavy rain, ice and snow on the entire territory of Bulgaria are issued for Tuesday.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2014, Monday // 19:25 | Viewed: 1998

Situation in Bulgaria's Flooded Regions Remains Adverse

The Ministry of Environment and Water warned on Sunday that the levels of Maritsa river, in its middle and lower course, and that of river Tundzha are to remain high until December 12.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2014, Monday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1020

Minor 2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Sofia

A 2.5-manginude earthquake was registered around 9 pm on Saturday in Sofia, according to reports of the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy, and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1169

Emergency Remains in Part of SE Bulgaria, Villages in North Covered in Ice

The state of emergency declared after heavy flooding in two Bulgarian municipalities this week is set to remain in force on Saturday, authorities say.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1438

Towns, Villages in SE Bulgaria Ready for Evacuation due to Flooding

The Mayor of the southeastern Bulgarian town of Elhovo, Petar Kirov, has urged locals to prepare for evacuation as the water level of the Tundzha River nears the critical level.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2014, Friday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1665

After Day of Heavy Rains, Floods Weather in Bulgaria Gets Back to Normal

Following a day of torrential rains, some parts in Bulgaria have been heavily flooded with several rivers and dams overflowing on Thursday.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2014, Friday // 07:36 | Viewed: 1318

Code Yellow Warning For Snow, Ice Issued In Northern Bulgaria

A code yellow warning for snow and ice in northern Bulgaria on Sunday has been issued.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1697

Minor Earthquake Rocks South Western Bulgaria

A minor earthquake measuring 2.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 11:37 | Viewed: 828

Expected December Temperatures Around Norm, Snow Likely For Christmas

The average temperatures in December will be around the norm – from around 4 to -5° in the various parts of the country, said Bulgaria's Meteorology Institute in its monthly forecast.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1386

Bulgaria Lacks Official Data On Correlation Air Pollution - Health

Bulgaria has no official data on the correlation between air pollution and health, said the director of the Executive Environment Agency Vanya Grigorova, quoted by Dnevnik.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2014, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 675

Bulgarian TPP Carries Highest Pollution Cost in Europe

The Maritsa Iztok-2 Thermal Power Plant (TPP) is topping by far a European list of the continent's most pollutive industrial facilities, a report published Tuesday shows.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 948

US Braces for New Heavy Snowfall after Storm Leaves Seven Dead

Over a meter of snow could fall in the area of Buffalo in the north-west of New York, meteorologists say.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 801

7 Bulgarian Districts under Code Orange Weather Alert over Heavy Rain

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has issued code orange weather alert over heavy rain and thunder for the districts of Targovishte, Razgrad, Shumen, Silistra, Burgas, Yambol, and Sliven.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 07:33 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry Warns Of Rising Water Levels In Rivers

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected rise of water levels in the rivers, reports Dnevnik.

Society » Environment | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 896

EU’s Finance Ministers to Approve Flood Aid of EUR 10 M for Bulgaria

The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council is expected to approve the proposal of the European Commission for granting Bulgaria EUR 10 million in aid for flood damage.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2014, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1182

Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountains Become Part Of Rewilding Europe Initiative

Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountaines became the seventh area, part of the Rewilding Europe initiative.

Society » Environment | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister: Shale Gas Moratorium Will Remain in Place

Bulgaria’s new Environment Minister, Ivelina Vasileva, has vowed to keep the 2012 moratorium on the exploration and production of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing.

Society » Environment | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1334

Code Red Issued over Rains in Regions near Bulgaria-Greece Border

Rains and high waters of rivers expected in the south of Bulgaria and the north of Greece have prompted the Environment Ministry in Sofia to issue a warning for Saturday.

Society » Environment | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1494

Flood Damage in Bulgaria’s Burgas Estimated at BGN 13 M

Burgas District Governor Pavel Marinov has informed that a total of over BGN 13 M is necessary to cover flood damage in the region.

Society » Environment | November 7, 2014, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1123