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Greenpeace Warns of Polluted Reservoirs in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora

Excessive levels of lead, chromium and manganese have been detected by the Greenpeace organization in reservoirs located near power plants in Bulgaria's region of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 8563

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Urges Reservoir Releases Countrywide

Bulgarian Environment Ministry has prescribed the controlled releases of reservoirs countrywide, the new Minister of Environment and Water Stanislav Anastasov informed.

Society » Environment | June 27, 2014, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1568

Code Yellow Issued for Northern, Eastern Bulgaria Over Strong Winds

Code Yellow for strong winds has been issued for fifteen regions in northern and eastern Bulgaria, said Bulgaria's Meteorology and Hydrology Institute, Thursday.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1299

State of Emergency Lifted in Dobrich

The state of emergency in Bulgaria’s northeastern city of Dobrich has been lifted, but there is still plenty of cleanup work to be done after the devastating floods.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1132

4.4 Earthquake in Southern Romania

An earthquake of magnitude 4.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry Warns of Impending Risk of Floods

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Waters has warned on Monday of possible sudden local floods in the next few days.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2014, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1369

Heavy Rain Ruined 25% of Bulgaria’s Wheat Harvest - Minister

The heavy rain has ruined around 250 000 decares of wheat area, according to Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Dimitar Grekov.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2014, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 3222

New Downpour Leaves Bulgaria's Dobrich in State of Emergency

After a thunderstorm has hit Bulgaria's Dobrich today, the situation remains critical and the town is still in a state of emergency.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2014, Saturday // 16:12 | Viewed: 5525

Flood Victims Rescued by Bulgarian Air Force Helicopters

A man has been rescued in Bulgaria's Black Sea Albena resort during a low-level flight of two Cougar helicopters of the Bulgarian Air Force, Friday.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2493

Bulgarian Community in Cyprus Raises Funds for Flood-Hit Compatriots

The Bulgarian community in Cyprus has launched a fundraising campaign to help the flood-hit areas in Bulgaria, Friday.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 16:29 | Viewed: 6880

Torrential Rains Ravage Bulgaria's Burgas, Lovech, Yambol Regions

The torrential rains in Bulgaria's Black Sea Burgas region have flooded third class roads, buildings and agricultural areas, Friday.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 4196

Romania Ready to Send Equipment to Flood-Damaged Bulgaria

Romania is ready to provide teams and equipment to the flood-hit areas in Bulgaria, the state secretary at the Romanian Transport Ministry Iulian Matache announced.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 14:38 | Viewed: 5062

Earthquake Registered in Western Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 on the Richter scale was registered in western Bulgaria, Friday.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1756

Emergency Teams, Volunteers Prepared for Floods – Sofia Mayor

Teams of Sofia Municipality in Dolni Bogrov are monitoring the Lesnovska river that overflowed in 2005, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova told reporters.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1244

Overflowing Reservoirs Jeopardize Bulgaria's Shumen Region

Bulgaria's northeastern Shumen region is at risk of flooding due to the rising levels in several local reservoirs, regional governor Ventsislav Venkov informs.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2014, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 7513

Bulgaria Among the World Leaders in Herbs Exports

Bulgaria exports around 80% of the gathered herbs as raw material, said Svetlana Aladzhem of the Information and Environmental Protection foundation.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1390

Parliament Appoints New Environment Minister

Bulgaria's Parliament appointed on Thursday Stanislav Anastasov as Minister of Environment and Waters.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1739

Gale-force Winds, Thunderstorms Cause Heavy Damages In Bulgaria

State of emergency has been declared in the western Bulgarian Chavdar municipality, part of Sofia region, due to the heavy rains and strong winds, Wednesday night.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2425

Bulgaria's Major Rivers Still At Risk of Possible Overflowing

The warning of dangerous overflowing of Bulgaria's Ogosta, Iskar and Yantra rivers is still valid for the next few days.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3728

Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Floods in Northern Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment and Waters warned of possible overflowing of major rivers flowing through the northern part of the country.

Society » Environment | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2618

Professor: 7-Magnitude Earthquake in Sofia Could Leave 4500 Dead

The building stock in Bulgaria is extremely vulnerable to earthquakes, according to Professor Emil Botev, head of the Seismology unit of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Society » Environment | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2028
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