3 July 2020

More than 120 tonnes reached the amount of illegally buried rubbish near Cherven Briag and the village Ruptci


More than 120 tons reached the illegally buried waste found in the lands of the town of Cherven Bryag and the village of Ruptsi, district Pleven, which by outward signs can be defined as dangerous. The initial analysis shows that this is only about 1/3 of the total amount of buried waste generated by companies owned or related to the pre-trial proceedings, in which in their capacity of defendants were charged the persons A.B. and P.B.

In the course of the inspection, under the supervision of the Specialized Prosecutor's Office, a third place was discovered with excavation pits, which were used for storage of illegal waste, which was not established in terms of quantity and content. The area is guarded and actions to establish the origin of the waste are forthcoming.

The actions so far, started on 01.07.2020, found that at the moment in the open silage pits was stored hazardous waste, including parts of batteries buried about 4-5 years ago, which are not subject to further processing.

The actions of the Prosecutor's office on the investigation, as well as on the establishment of other locations of illegally buried waste continue.