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Bulgarian President Imposed Forestry Act Veto to Facilitate Dialogue

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has argued that the veto he imposed on a set of controversial amendments to the Forestry Act will allow environmentalists and proponents of investments in winter tourism to gather in Parliament and come across a soluti

Society » Environment | June 18, 2012, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1321

Bulgarian Govt Instigates Pro-Forestry Act Rallies - NGO

Bulgaria's government has been deliberately organizing rallies in favor of the country's controversial Forestry Act, according to the Green Balkans NGO.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2012, Monday // 16:28 | Viewed: 646

Bulgaria's Controversial Forestry Act Talks at Stalemate

Bulgarian environmentalists, the business and those in power failed Monday to reach agreement about the controversial Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2012, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1060

Supporters of Bulgaria's Vetoed Forestry Act Stage 2nd Rally

A new counter-protest in defense of Bulgaria's controversial Forestry Act brought together Monday some 200 residents of Dupnitsa and Sapareva Banya.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2012, Monday // 12:20 | Viewed: 749

Bulgaria Sends Unit to Help Tame Wildfire in Greece

Bulgaria will send a helicopter to aid in quenching the forest fire that broke out near Greek capital Athens Saturday.

Society » Environment | June 17, 2012, Sunday // 14:03 | Viewed: 856

Bulgarian PM Threatens Eco-Protesters with Hooligans

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has warned environmentalists during a meeting that protests against the new controversial Bulgarian Forestry Act might be "bloodied.

Society » Environment | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1723

New Quake Rattles Bulgaria's Pernik Region

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 points on the Richter scale has been registered in western Bulgaria, in the area of the city of Pernik, Saturday morning.

Society » Environment | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1305

Bulgarian Govt, Protesters Reach Partial Agreement on Forestry Act

The Bulgarian government and environmental protesters have reached a partial agreement on the country's controversial forestry act, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov stated on Friday.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1020

Bulgaria PM Asks Environmental Protestors to Stage Rallies Elsewhere

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has asked opponents of the newly passed controversial amendments to the Forestry Act to refrain from blocking the Orlov Most junction in Sofia and to choose another place for the rallies.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 775

Bulgarians Gear Up for 3rd Rally against Forestry Act Amendments

Opponents of the newly adopted amendments to Bulgaria's Forestry Act are gearing up for a third mass rally on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 800

Bulgaria Controversial Forestry Act Fuels Mass Protests

Thousands of Bulgarian protestors have vowed to hit the streets again on Thursday, calling on the president to veto the controversial brand new forestry act.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2480

Bulgaria Cracks Down on Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has increased the fee for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to gradually give up this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1647

Scorcher Hits Bulgaria, Cool Respite Due Soon

Beach time has settled in full force in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 10999

Bulgarian Army Starts Mass Cleaning of Blasted Ammo Depot

Over 140 Bulgarian servicemen from the Land Forces began Wednesday a mass cleaning effort at the blasted ammo depot in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 837

Bulgarian Scientists Penniless, Can't Study Earthquake Faults

Bulgarian scientists are unable to research earthquake faults around the country because of a lack of funds, according to geologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2314

19 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Heat Wave

Code yellow has been declared for 19 Bulgarian regions for Wednesday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1006

Blast-ravaged Bulgaria Demands State Recovery Help

The Mayor of Bulgaria's southeastern municipality of Stradlzha, Mitko Andonov, demands urgent State help for the areas affected by last week's ammo depot explosions.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 896

UNESCO OKs Ski Facilities in Bulgarian Mountain Resort

Ski facilities in Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko have no negative impact on the environment and are not a threat to the extraordinary value of the Pirin National Park as a world heritage site, according to a report of UNESCO's World Heritage Cente

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1139

Three Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Clean Water Tests

Three out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for water cleanliness, while those of excellent quality are down two times over the previous year, a European Commission report shows.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 4833

Bulgarian Army Secures Area of Blasted Ammo Depot

A modular group for the detonation and destruction of unexploded ammunition from military unit 22 220 in the city of Sliven is securing Sunday the area of the blast near the Petolachkata junction in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 952

4.5-Degree Quake Felt in Northern Italy

A 4.5 Richter degree magnitude earthquake has been registered Saturday in Northern Italy, the site of destructive tremors during the past weeks.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 868
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