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Bulgarian Govt to Appoint 3rd Deputy Environment Minister

Bulgaria's government has approved changes to the rules of organization of the Environment Ministry.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2013, Wednesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1282

Mysterious Chemical on Bulgaria's Black Sea Beaches Is Palm Oil

The strange substance that emerged over the week on many southern Bulgarian Black Sea beaches is palm oil, said Bulgarian environmental inspection authorities.

Society » Environment | September 1, 2013, Sunday // 17:24 | Viewed: 4782

Bulgaria Investigates Mysterious Chemical on Black Sea Beaches

Authorities in southern Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas have launched an investigation on a yet unspecified substance that has appeared a number of beaches in the region.

Society » Environment | August 30, 2013, Friday // 16:53 | Viewed: 3582

3-Magnitude Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Dospat

A 2.9 point magnitude earthquake has been registered Friday near the southern Bulgarian town of Dospat, according to the site of the Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | August 30, 2013, Friday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1148

4.0 Earthquake Hits Romania near Bulgarian Border

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake has been registered Thursday in Romania, according to reports of the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

Society » Environment | August 29, 2013, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1624

Strong Aftershock Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A second tremor has been registered in southern Bulgaria Wednesday, according to reports of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

Society » Environment | August 28, 2013, Wednesday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1219

4-Magnitude Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Dospat

A 4.0 point magnitude earthquake has been registered Wednesday near the southern Bulgarian town of Dospat, according to the site of the Geophysical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | August 28, 2013, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 4399

Wildfire Erupts Again Near Bulgaria's Svilengrad

A wildfire has once again erupted near the southeastern Bulgarian town of Svilengrad, according to local media.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2013, Tuesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1203

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 25, 2013, Sunday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1551

Danube with Critically Low Level in Western Bulgarian Section

The Danube has fallen to critically low levels near the town of Lom in the western part of Bulgaria's section of the river.

Society » Environment | August 25, 2013, Sunday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1195

Firefighters Battle Wildfires in SE Bulgaria

Bulgarian firefighters have managed to quench two sizeable wildfires in Bulgaria's southeast, and have contained a larger third one.

Society » Environment | August 25, 2013, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1212

Dangerous Wildfire in S Bulgaria Tamed

The dangerous and large wildfire burning near Bulgaria's southern town of Svilengrad has been localized overnight and is no longer spreading.

Society » Environment | August 24, 2013, Saturday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1521

Blaze in S Bulgaria Still Raging, Busy Night for Fire Crews

The wildfire burning near Bulgaria’s southern town of Svilengrad is expanding, prompting all available fire services to be mobilized, it emerged on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2013, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2013

Bulgarians Rally against Controversial Forestry Appointment

Bulgarians held a second protests Friday in the coastal town of Tsarevo against the, what they deem scandalous, appointment of Petko Arnaudov as head of the local forestry.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2013, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2034

Large Wildfire Rages in Southeastern Bulgaria

A wildfire has engulfed an area of some 5000 acres near the town of Svilengrad in Southeastern Bulgaria, local media said early on Friday.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2013, Friday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgaria's Strandzha Park to Implement BGN 8 M Infrastructure Upgrade Project

The infrastructure of National Park Strandzha will absorb investments of BGN 7.8 M under a project financed under the "Environment" Operational Program.

Society » Environment | August 22, 2013, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1598

Deadly Groundswell Reported on Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

Strong and high waves and very dangerous undercurrents have been reported once again Thursday on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, particularly on the north, in the vicinity of the city of Varna.

Society » Environment | August 22, 2013, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 10827

Bulgaria on Highest Alert over Wildfire Threat

The entire Bulgaria is under the highest alert over the threat of wildfires.

Society » Environment | August 21, 2013, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1805

Gas Leak Shuts Down District of Bulgarian Capital

The area around the Zemlyane public transportation garage in the Sofia Zhitnitsa Blvd has been closed down by authorities due to a gas leak.

Society » Environment | August 15, 2013, Thursday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgaria Must Make Up Delays in Waste Depot Construction by 2015

By 2015, Bulgaria must make up for delays in the provision regional household waste depots in order to avoid penalties under the ongoing infringement procedure launched by the EC over the as-yet-unbuilt waste management infrastructure, according to Enviro

Society » Environment | August 15, 2013, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1880

11 Remain in Hospital after Gas Cistern Explosion in Bulgaria

A total of 11 people, including seven firefighters, remain in hospital after a fire and consequent explosions occurred in a train composition of propan butan-filled gas cisterns near Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 15, 2013, Thursday // 08:36 | Viewed: 2252
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