Bobov Dol

Prosecutor's Office Launched an Investigation into Bobov Dol Thermal Power Plant

The District Prosecutor's Office in the town of Dupnitsa on January 17 launched an investigation into Bobov Dol Thermal Power Plant (TPP) for crimes against public health and the environment. Pre-trial proceedings for a commited crime have been initiated, BNT reported.

Hepatitis A Boom in Bobov Dol

Hepatitis A boom in Bobov Dol. According to official data from RHI-Kyustendil, epidemic outbreaks were registered in some places. There are 25 registered cases for the past three months in the region.

Parents of children from the city expressed their concern. They don't believe that the municipality is taking sufficient measures to curb the disease.

Five Measles Cases Registered in the Area of Kyustendil

Two measles outbreaks have been registered in the region of Kyustendil, the Regional Health Inspection - Kyustendil told Focus Radio - Kyustendil. One outbreak is in the town of Bobov Dol, with three sick people, and the other one is in Dupnitsa with two sick people. For the past week, the measles cases in the area are nine.

Russian Companies Interested in Modernizing Bulgaria Energy Sector

Russian companies have expressed an interest in modernizing energy sites in Bulgaria. This was announced by Minister of Energy Temenujka Petkova, who participated in Moscow at the fourth meeting of the Working Group "Energy", part of the Intergovernmental Bulgarian-Russian Commission for Economic and Scientific and Technological Cooperation.

Former Energy Minister Ovcharov Indicted on New Charge

The Prosecutor's Office has indicted Rumen Ovcharov on charges of abuse of office because, while he was Economics and Energy Minister, he gave permission to the director of the Bobov dol mines to sign a contract with a trade enterprise for the extraction of coal. This was made clear at a briefing of the Prosecutor's Office.

Laid Off Miners Block Bobov Dol Mine Again

Fifty of the laid off Bobov dol miners blocked the passage of trucks transporting coal to the mine at 10:00 hrs on Friday for a second day in a row, reported BGNES.

There were about 50 people at the blockade at 10:30 hrs but more people keep arriving.

On Thursday, about 100 people blocked the entry and exit of trucks transporting raw materials for the mine.