The European Regional Development Fund might finance the construction of a road cutting through a nature park, threatening the habitat of the Brown Bear, a protected species.
The Kresna Gorge has the richest biodiversity in Bulgaria. Despite the existence of better alternatives, an EU-funded motorway, that might pass through it, puts this unique biodiversity and local [...]
Bulgaria plans to use Recovery funds for switching from coal to gas. This risks increasing fossil gas dependency for households, and making energy transition very expensive.
Bulgaria will allocate some Recovery money to the modernisation of its buildings stock. But the proposed renovation measures go without much needed reforms and are far off targets.
The EU affirms that public participation is key to the success of a European green recovery. Then why is it not happening in Central Eastern Europe?