Association “Renewable Energy Sources Cluster” organized specialized training on the subject „Introduction of an Innovative Methodology for Identification and Monitoring of Contaminated Soils and the Results Achieved from its Implementation“. The training was conducted in the frame of three consecutive days in the period from 18 to 20 September 2020, in the „Murite“ Hotel – Razlog.
The event was organized in the frame of project „Identification and Monitoring of Contaminated Soils using Innovative Methodology (MCSoil)“, implemented by the „Renewable Energy Sources cluster“ – Blagoevgrad, in partnership with the „Center for Medical Herbs and Berries – Ambrozija“ from the Republic of North Macedonia. The project is implemented with the financial support of the European Union through the INTERREG-IPA CBC Programme, CCI No. 2014TC16I5CB006.
The specialized training was directed to representatives of the responsible institutions for environmental and soil protection at local and regional level in the Republic of Bulgaria, ecological organizations, NGO’s, students and other stakeholders. The main objective was the introduction of an innovative methodology for identification and monitoring of contaminated soils as the focus of the training will be the achieved results from its implementation. During the event, a demonstration of the practical applicability of the magnetic susceptibility system was performed.
In state of emergency over Covid-19 declared in the Republic of Bulgaria, the training was conducted in compliance with the preventive measures and recommendations of the authorized health authorities, against the spread of the Coronavirus. In this relation, the participants were provided with personal protective means, such as single-use facemasks, disinfectants, etc.
More information about project „Identification and Monitoring of Contaminated Soils using Innovative Methodology (MCSoil) “, the project initiatives and interesting news on the topic, are available on the present official web site of the project, as well on the official Facebook page of the project.