Civil organization WeMove.EU from Berlin together with international Bankwatch network, Friends of the Earth Europe and Environmental Association “Za Zemiata / For the Earth” started a petition for protection of the Kresna gorge.
The government is heading downhill in the Kresna Gorge with an EU funded motorway project. The European Commission watches the tragedy unfold and overlooks persisting procedural and legal flaws. This week, on 16 October, the two Bulgarian non-governmental coalitions “For The Nature” and “Save the Kresna Gorge” warned that the fate of the EU protected Kresna gorge depends on the Minister of Environment and Waters Neno Dimov not approving an inadequate assessment of the Struma Motorway project.
Detailed report on the problems with the construction of Struma motorway through the Kresna Gorge. The material has been prepared by the journalist Arthur Nielsen, the European environment correspondent at The Guardian. The full text can be read on the website of The Guardian.