Poland’s vital Turów coal mine is once again under threat due to a Warsaw administrative court. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, however, stated that the ruling was “illegal” and that the Polish government will resist attempts to keep the mine closed. “This is lawlessness and a clear blow to Polish interests,” said Morawiecki. “There is […]
Poland’s ongoing dispute with Czechia over the Turów coal mine is not the only environmental conflict between the two countries. In fact, Czech-owned mines operating the Polish border have been polluting Polish towns for decades, according to Polish mayors.
According to Poland’s deputy foreign minister, Poland has done absolutely everything in its power to reach a good agreement with Czechia in the dispute over lignite mine that shaken relations between the two Visegrád Four allied countries
It is not impossible that in the conflict over the Turów coal mine, Czechia is executing the will of Germany or that the conflict is part of an internal Czech political game, says PiS MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski
According to unofficial reports, PiS politicians are upset that Czechia’s complaint to the European Court of Justice over the Turów lignite mine has resulted in the court’s decision to fine Poland €500,000 per day
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