The town of Saedinenie near Plovdiv announced state of emergency after torrential rains fell down Sunday night.
The level of the Danube River near Bulgaria's Ruse has declined by 5 meters in 20 days.
A total of 17 of the 28 Bulgarian districts have declared a third-degree alert order because of the forecasts for torrential rains and thunderstorms.
Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister will be the person in charge of granting permits to shoot down killer bears and other wild animals, according to draft legislation.
Locals in Southern Bulgaria have expressed their indignation over what they see as inadequate measures taken up by the government to protect them from killer bears.
All Thermal Power Plants (TPP) in Bulgaria that pollute the environment will be closed by the end of 2012, Eco Minister, Nona Kardzhova, informs Monday.
Illegal extraction of sand and other raw materials for construction is polluting Bulgaria Strandzha Nature Park, alerted park authorities quoted by Bulgarian daily Dnevnik.
The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment announced Friday that it has enforced a halting of all repair activities on the controversial repair of a ski lift in Bulgarian ski resort Bansko.
Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has annulled their June decision to allow the "Yulen" company to build a new ski lift in the country's top winter resort of Bansko.
Bulgaria's Environment Minister has allowed the hunting down of brown bears whenever necessary after a woman barely survived an attack by a killer bear.
Bulgarian environmentalists are going to resettle eight griffin vultures as part of a project to restore the population of the birds of prey.
Bulgarian minister of agriculture Miroslav Naydenov has expressed some worries about the success of this year's wheat crops, after torrential rains flooded north-eastern Bulgaria.
Activists of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds have attached satellite transmitters to five young Eastern imperial eagles in order to track them to study their habits and prevent their extinction.
Bulgaria is one of only five countries in the EU with over 90% of beeches meeting European guide values for bathing water purity, the country's health ministry has announced, citing a EU report.
The landfill in the city of Lovech is going to take 50 thousand tons of baled Sofia waste following a decision to this effect by the local municipality.
The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical as it continues to rise, authorities have announced.
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