The Czech Republic has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to impose a EUR 5 million fine on Poland for each day it does not comply with the court's order to close the disputed Turów open-cast lignite mine, the CJEU has said on Twitter.
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has decided to accelerate procedures in connection with a complaint by Poland and Hungary against the EU's mechanism of linking EU funds with the rule of law.
The Polish justice minister has described a European Parliament resolution to sue the European Commission for its failure to uphold the rule of law, in a dispute that could affect the allocation of billions of euros in EU aid, as anti-democratic and unlawful.
The European Commission has given Poland a month to respond to its request for the withdrawal of a prime minister's motion asking the Constitutional Tribunal to investigate whether the Polish constitution has primacy over EU law.
The European Commission has announced that it will support the Czech Republic in a case against Poland over the operations of the Turów lignite mine close to the Czech border.
Poland may face daily fines of EUR 5 million over its failure to close the Turow mine as Czech Republic plans filing such demand with the EU Court of Justice (CJEU), according to the Czech press agency CTK.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said that if the Czech Republic accepts a new deal concerning a Polish lignite mine near the Czech border, a dispute that led the EU’s top court ordering the mine’s closure could be resolved amicably.
The Czech Republic will withdraw a lawsuit it filed to the EU's top court regarding operations at a lignite coal mine in south-west of Poland, after the adoption of the bilateral agreement, the deputy state assets minister has said.
The Czech Republic has agreed to withdraw a lawsuit it filed to the EU's top court to halt operations at a lignite coal mine in south-west of Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and his Czech counterpart, Andrej Babis, met before an EU summit in Brussels on Monday to discuss the Polish Turow lignite mine that the Czechs want to see shut down through an EU top court verdict.