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Meteorology Institute: No Volcanic Ash over Bulgaria

The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland has dissipated and there are no increased levels of dust in the atmosphere over Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2010, Monday // 10:44 | Viewed: 3651

Bulgaria Capital Begins Issuing Littering Fines

The Inspectorate at the Sofia City Hall began Wednesday to issue fines to residents and visitors caught littering public spaces.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2587

Brussels Set to Sue Bulgaria Soon over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission has confirmed it will pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, more than two years after it launched an infringement procedure on the issue.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 2199

Light Quake Shakes South Western Bulgaria

A 2,3 magnitude earthquake was registered Friday morning in South Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2010, Friday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1302

Sofia Vows to Solve Garbage Problems by Year-End

Nearly 300,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia have been dumped at the landfills near the second biggest city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria, and the Danube town of Silistra, officials announced.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2010, Monday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2880

Light Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Sliven

A light earthquake of 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Monday afternoon in Bulgaria's southern city of Sliven.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2010, Monday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1469

Bulgaria Vrabnitsa Illegal Ghetto Condemned to Demolition

Sofia municipality has announced that it will demolish an illegal ghetto after Easter.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1842

Bulgaria Turns Off Lights for Earth Hour 2010

The WWF has announced that 49 Bulgarian cities are set to take part in Earth Hour 2010 on Saturday evening at 20:30.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2781

Bulgarian City Appeals to EU Ambassadors over Pollution

Citizens of Bulgaria's Stara Zagora are going to appeal to the Ambassadors of EU member states over the continuing air pollution in the region.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2010, Friday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2841

Bulgaria Joins European Severe Weather Alert System

Bulgaria is going to be included in the European system for extreme weather alerts "Meteoalarm," beginning Tuesday, March 23.

Society » Environment | March 22, 2010, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2338

Bulgaria Stands out in European Rubbish Statistics

Bulgaria is the only European Union country, which sends all of the garbage that it churns out to the landfill, according to official Eurostat figures on municipal waste and the way Europeans deal with the trash.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2176

Springtime in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of the astronomic springtime on Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria Anticipates Spring Solstice

Saturday evening Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of the astronomic springtime.

Society » Environment | March 19, 2010, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1810

Light Quake Shakes Antonovo in North Bulgaria

A 2,8 magnitude earthquake was registered Tuesday morning in North Central Bulgaria with its epicenter South of the Danube city of Ruse.

Society » Environment | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 2744

Light Earthquake Registered in Southwestern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southwestern Bulgaria Saturday morning, the Seismology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | March 13, 2010, Saturday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1578

End of Snow March Madness in Bulgaria

The weather situation in Bulgaria has started stabilizing after the unusually inclement weather has threatened to paralyze the country for the past several days.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1690

No Bulgarian Injuries, Damages in Kosovo Quake

There are no reports of Bulgarian nationals injured in the 5,0 magnitude earthquake, which was registered Wednesday afternoon in Kosovo, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry announced, citing information from the country's embassy in Pristina.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1816

Kosovo Earthquake Felt Slightly in Sofia

A 5,0 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Wednesday afternoon in Kosovo, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center announced.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 5220

High Waves Hit Bulgaria Black Sea Coast

Very high waves have hit Bulgaria's Black sea coast and the beach resorts near Varna and Burgas Wednesday, the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, reports.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3478

March Blizzard Grips Bulgaria

The heavy snow continues to create significant problems all over Bulgaria Wednesday, with the situation being the most serious in eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2473

Bulgaria Electricity Provider Safeguards Nesting Storks

Bulgaria's electricity distribution company CEZ has installed over 500 safety platforms for stork nests on its power poles during the past three years.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 4023
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