The environmental impact assessment (EIA) report that led the way to fish farming on the shores of the western province of İzmir's Seferihisar district has been revoked by the Council of State's (Danıştay) 14th department.
Bulgarian lawmakers on Thursday agreed to procedural rules barring them from submitting bills that have no environmental impact assessment.
In case the draft legislation does not contain such assessment, it will not be sent to parliamentary committees and will therefore not make it further to Parliament's floor.
At present no exploration works are being carried out at the Vranino field in northeastern Bulgaria, as the verdict of the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) is awaited.
This was announced by the Minister of Environment and Water Ivelina Vasileva in a response to a question posed to her in Parliament on Friday, electronic daily Dnevnik reports.
The European Commission opened the case because it said that Romania had breached an EU directive on environmental impact assessment when expanding a lignite mine in the Rovinari area in the south of the country.