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Bulgarian MPs Finally Seal Waste Management Act

The Waste Management Act was finally passed at second reading by the Bulgarian Parliament Thursday, after nearly year-long debates.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1251

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria's Pernik Region

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 points on the Richter scale has been registered in western Bulgaria, in the area of the city of Pernik, Monday evening.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1533

Code Yellow Declared for NE Bulgaria for Thunder, Hail

Eight Bulgarian regions are under code yellow for severe weather Tuesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reminds.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1044

Bulgarian Lead-Zinc Complex Closure Threatens Eco Disaster

Workers from Bulgaria's troubled largest producer of non-ferrous metals, the Lead and Zinc Complex (LZC; OTZK) in the southern city of Kardzhali have decided to not quit but rather seek their overdue salaries through the Court.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2012, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1577

Cooler Weather with Thunder, Hail Arrives in Bulgaria

A shifting weather bringing downpours, strong thunderstorms, and possible hail will set in Sunday in large parts of Bulgaria, according to the national weather service.

Society » Environment | June 24, 2012, Sunday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1702

3.8 Degree Earthquake Registered in S Bulgaria

An earthquake with magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale has been registered near the southern Bulgarian town of Razlog Saturday.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2012, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1299

Code Yellow Declared in Bulgaria over Summer Heat

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared for most of Bulgaria Saturday, over extremely hot weather.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2012, Saturday // 09:37 | Viewed: 4676

UNESCO: Building New Ski Facilities in Bulgaria's Pirin Is Inadmissible

Bulgaria must not allow the construction of new ski facilities and ski zones on the territory of the Pirin National Park, according to a recent report of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee cited by the "For the Nature" Coalition.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2012, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2970

Dangerous Scorcher to Push Mercury Up to 38C in Bulgaria

Beach time has settled in full force in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast, but the heat will be potentially dangerous on Friday.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2012, Friday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1146

1st Day of Summer Breaks 11 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

A total of 11 temperature records were registered in Bulgaria on Thursday, June 21, 2012, the first day of the new summer, Bulgaria's National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute reported.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2005

Bulgarian Dam Wall Unharmed by Recent Quake

The wall of the Studena dam near the Bulgarian city of Pernik has not been affected by the 5.8 -6 magnitude earthquake that shook the city in May, experts have confirmed.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgarian Ecologist: Forestry Act Valid for Vitosha Only

The controversial Forestry Act that shook Bulgaria in the last week pertains mainly to the Vitosha mountain and natural park near the capital Sofia, according to an eco activist from WWF Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1198

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 morning.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 924

Thousands Rally again in Sofia against Forestry Act

Thousands of citizens staged Wednesday evening another protest rally against the amendments to the controversial Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1316

Summer Heat in Bulgaria Breaks New Records

Six places in Bulgaria have seen high temperature records on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, Bulgaria's National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute announced.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1574

838 Explosives Found near Bulgaria's Blasted Ammo Depot

A large number of explosive residues, 838, have been found in farm fields around Petolachkata junction in southeastern Bulgaria after the blast an ammo depot there.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1414

Sofia to Host 2 Rallies over Forestry Act Amendments on Wednesday

Sofia will host Wednesday two rallies related to a set of vetoed amendments to Bulgaria's Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 771

Talks on Controversial Forestry Act Resume in Bulgaria

The negotiations focused on the controversial Forestry Act between Bulgarian environmentalists, the business and those in power continue Tuesday, after reaching stalemate one day earlier.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2012, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 10135

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: 1474

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: 679

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: 1120
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