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The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov and the Mayor of Sofia Municipality Yordanka Fandakova signed a contract for improving the quality of the atmospheric air in Sofia. This is the second project under the Operational Program "Environment" (OPE) 2014-2020 for real investment measures addressing the main source of air pollution - domestic heating.

The project is worth BGN 22.3 million and is financed under OP Environment

Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Atanaska Nikolova participated in the first sod of the integrated investment project in the water sector of the Primorsko-Kiten agglomeration. Together with the Mayor of Primorsko Dimitar Germanov today, she gave the start of the construction works for the forthcoming modernization of the existing facility.

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov and the mayor of Lom Municipality Penka Penkova signed a contract for construction of a composting installation. Under the project a facility for the processing of separately collected green and/or biodegradable waste generated on the territory of the municipality will be built. The plant has a capacity of over 3000 tons per year and will serve approximately 25,000 inhabitants.

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov signed a contract for the construction of an anaerobic installation for the municipalities of Rousse, Ivanovo, Slivo pole, Tutrakan and Vetovo. The project consists in constructing a facility for the processing of separately collected biodegradable waste generated on the territory of the Regional Waste Management Association for Rousse region.

The implementation of the project will provide additional waste recycling capacity of nearly 18,000 tons per year. The anaerobic treatment plant will serve over 200,000 inhabitants.

The funds are provided by OP "Environment" 2014-2020

EBRD is launching the present Call for Expression of Interest to invite eligible financial institutions in Bulgaria to apply to become co-investing financial institutions under a guarantee instrument implemented by EBRD and Fund of Funds in Bulgaria under Operational Programme Environment 2014-2020.

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov and Mayor of Lom Municipality Penka Penkova signed a contract for the strengthening of landslides with funds from Operational Program Environment (OPE) 2014-2020. The implementation of the project will prevent landslide processes on an area of 18 hectares and will increase the protection of the lives and health of more than 2,000 people.