The newly formed Association “Breathe Devnya”, municipal councilors from Varna and citizens from Devnya, Varna and the village of Ezerovo have stopped the investment intention of EcoSef company for increasing the capacity of the waste incineration plant in Devnya. In a letter to the association the director of the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water (RIEW), Hristina Genova, informed that the procedure for certified the need for an environmental impact assessment was terminated. The project to increase the capacity for thermal treatment of hazardous and non-hazardous waste has also been stopped. The investor wanted to include new types of combustion wastes containing petroleum products, asbestos, hazardous substances, sludge, oil filters, brake and antifreeze liquids. Devnya regrets that none of the thirteen Devnya municipal councilors objected to the investment intent.
Translator: Valentina Vagge