Bulgaria could be fined for air quality breaches

The European Commission will refer Bulgaria to the European Court of Justice for failing to comply with a 2017 ruling that found it had breached its obligations under the EU’s Ambient Air Quality Directive.

by Gareth Simkins
Alexander Nevski cathedral amid the smog in Sofia, December 2018. Bulgaria will face legal action at the ECJ over its failure to tackle air pollution. Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images
Alexander Nevski cathedral amid the smog in Sofia, December 2018. Bulgaria will face legal action at the ECJ over its failure to tackle air pollution. Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images

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