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Bulgarian Cabinet Keeps Open Bansko's Illegal Ski Tracks

The concession contract for the ski tracks and for the lifts in the winter resort of Bansko is absurd and must be reexamined, according to Bulgaria's Environment and Waters Minister, Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2269

Eastern Bulgaria Recovers from Early Winter Nightmare

Eastern Bulgaria is slowly recovering Wednesday after being hit in the beginning of the week by a heavy, early snow storm with gusty winds.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 3073

Bulgaria on Emergency Situation Brink over Winter Storm

The heavy snowfall in the last two days, accompanied by gusty winds and fallen trees and branches are causing a nearly critical situation in Bulgaria, according to the Head of the Road Infrastructure Agency, Lazar Lazarov.

Society » Environment | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 3221

Forecasts Promise 'Gypsy Summer' Comeback in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will see a significant change in the weather on Tuesday afternoon after being hit by the first snow falls, rainy storms and gusty winds.

Society » Environment | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 2381

Bad Weather Leaves Dozens Cars, Trucks Stuck in Bulgaria

More than one hundred travelers have been left stranded on the roads across Bulgaria as a relentless snow storm and gusty winds continued to pound the country during the night.

Society » Environment | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2687

Eastern Bulgaria Alert over Torrential Rains

Incessant torrential days have led the Bulgarian authorities to declare a Code "Yellow" alert for Eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1711

Gusty Winds Cause Damage in Eastern Bulgaria

Code orange for dangerous weather remains effective Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2132

2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.6-magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1105

East Bulgaria Calls Code Orange for Extreme Weather Monday

Code orange for dangerous weather has been declared Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 4323

Cold Spell Brings 1st Snow to Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Sunday to the first snowfall this season, after a mid-October cold spell overtook the country.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgaria Minister Snubs Dundee over Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has suffered yet another setback in its plans for a new open pit gold mine in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2950

4.1 Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's N Black Sea Coast

An earthquake with a 4.1-magnitude on the Richter scale was registered in the area of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea town of Shabla Tuesday evening.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2095

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Rain, Gusts

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1225

Code Yellow in Southern, Eastern Bulgaria over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared in the southern and eastern regions of Bulgaria for Monday following forecasts for more downpours.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2011, Monday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1374

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

A light earthquake was registered near Bulgaria's capital Sofia early Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2011, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1727

Entire Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2011, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1456

Angry Bulgarians Protest Shale Gas Exploration

Hundreds of Bulgarians braved a cold autumn rain and marched in the streets of capital Sofia Saturday to request a ban on shale gas exploration in the country.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2678

2 Large Wildfires Rage Near Bulgarian Capital at End of Summer

Bulgarian firefighters are tackling two sizeable wildfires east and west of capital Sofia, which started at the very end of warm days in October.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1345

Bulgaria's 'Gypsy Summer' Comes to an End

Saturday will mark a significant change in the weather in Bulgaria, ending a string of exceptionally warm September and October days, and setting the stage for the real beginning of fall.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2454

Brussels Gives Up Plans to Sue Bulgaria over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission has surprisingly dropped plans to pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, citing progress in preparations for a recycling plant.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2011, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2322

Quake Brings Reminiscence of Vrancea Disaster in Romania

An earthquake with a 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | October 4, 2011, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1769
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