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Bulgaria's Environment Minister Decries Shale Gas Moratorium

Bulgaria's new Environment Minister, Iskra Mihaylova, has suggested that the moratorium on shale gas drilling is an impediment triggered by public mistrust of Bulgarian and EU laws.

Society » Environment | June 3, 2013, Monday // 17:10 | Viewed: 3885

Torrents Claim Lives in Germany, Prague under Extreme Flood Alert

Extensive rains have caused massive floods over the weekend in parts of central and western Europe, causing death and damage.

Society » Environment | June 2, 2013, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 18406

Bulgarian Greens Step Up in Support of Turkey Protesters

Bulgarians are to gather in a peaceful rally in front of the Turkish embassy in Sofia to express their solidarity with the protesters who have suffered a violent police crackdown in neighboring Turkey.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2013, Saturday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1557

Referendum on Bulgaria's Artillery Range Fails

The referendum on the future of the Zmeyovo military ground in Bulgaria failed due to low voter turnout.

Society » Environment | May 27, 2013, Monday // 08:06 | Viewed: 6839

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Votes on Closure of Artillery Test Range

Citizens of the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora go to the polls Sunday in a local referendum on the future of the Zmeyovo artillery practice range.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2151

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared in twenty one Bulgarian regions on Thursday following forecasts for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2013, Thursday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1496

Bulgaria Marks 1 Year since Pernik 5.8 Quake

Bulgaria marks Wednesday the first anniversary of the strongest earthquake in 100 years to shake the Sofia region.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 08:05 | Viewed: 2106

Bulgarian Authorities Take Steps against Illegal Construction at Thracian Rock Sanctuary

Bulgaria's National Construction Control Directorate (DNSK) has uncovered illegal construction works on the territory of the Thracian rock sanctuary Belintash.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2013, Tuesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1639

Early Heat Breaks 2 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

A new spell of hot spring weather has brought temperatures in the 30s in Bulgaria, breaking two temperature records Sunday.

Society » Environment | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 19:50 | Viewed: 2271

Bulgaria Probes Illegal Construction in Thracian Sanctuary

Employees of Bulgaria's Directorate for National Construction Control, DNSK, are conducting Saturday an emergency probe in a Thracian sanctuary.

Society » Environment | May 18, 2013, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 2356

Bulgarian Supreme Court Rules Controversial Ski Lift Illegal

A five-judge panel of Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court has ruled illegal the ski lift built by the Yulen company in the "Platoto" area near Bansko.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2013, Wednesday // 21:06 | Viewed: 14825

Scandalous Construction in Bulgarian Black Sea Archaeology Site Halted

Municipal authorities have ordered a temporary stop of work on a construction site in the area of a protected archaeology site along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 8907

Illegal Construction on Black Sea Archaeology Site Hides behind Bulgarian Elections

Environmentalists in Bulgaria have alarmed of scandalous illegal construction going on in a protected archaeology site on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast right as Bulgarians go to the polls for parliament Sunday.

Society » Environment | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 17:32 | Viewed: 4320

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Thursday.

Society » Environment | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1576

Light Earthquake Rattles again SE Bulgaria

A light earthquake has been registered in southeastern Bulgaria, the European Seismological Center reported.

Society » Environment | May 4, 2013, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1238

Bulgaria's Energy Sector Generated 79.9% of GHG Emissions in 2011

Bulgaria's energy sector remains one of the major sources of emissions of sulfur dioxide and the main source of nitrous oxide emissions, according to a report for 2011.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2013, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1392

Series of Feeble Earthquakes Registered in SE Bulgaria

Three week earthquakes of magnitude between 2.3 and 3.2 on the Richter scale have been registered in the wee hours Monday in the area of south-eastern Bulgarian town of Topolovgrad.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2013, Monday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1279

10 Temperature Records Registered in Bulgaria

The mercury has climbed to record highs in 10 Bulgarian cities and towns Saturday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, reported.

Society » Environment | April 27, 2013, Saturday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgaria Basks in Summer-Like Heat

The mercury will climb to 30C Friday and several temperature records are expected once again.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2013, Friday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgaria to Bask in High 30C Heat in Days

Hot air moving into Bulgaria from Northern Africa has been cited as the cause for an expected rise in temperatures, which are set to reach the top 30C just in days.

Society » Environment | April 21, 2013, Sunday // 15:30 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgarians Stage Massive Spring Cleanup

Nearly half million Bulgarians have taken part Saturday in the "Clean Bulgaria in a Day" initiative, sponsor and organizer bTV reports.

Society » Environment | April 21, 2013, Sunday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1128
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