Marian Banas, head of Poland's Supreme Audit Office (NIK), a body that oversees the functioning of the government and its agencies, has warned the European Commission (EC) that the Polish government may seek to curb NIK's control over the spending of EU funds.
Nearly 80 MEPs have backed a Polish-initiated letter to the European Commission asking for the inclusion of gas as a transit fuel in the EU's decarbonisation programme.
The European Commission (EC) has sent a formal demand to the Polish government for it to pay fines for failing to dismantle a judicial disciplinary chamber, a commission spokesperson has said.
The European Commission (EC) has warned the Polish government that it will deduct unpaid fines from EU funding bound for Poland due to its failure to comply with a European court order to close the Turów lignite mine.
The EU will give EUR 136 million in extra funding to six Polish regions to help them fight the pandemic and finance digital and ecological transformation projects, the European Commission said on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for Poland's ruling party, the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party, has described demands by the European Commission (EC) that Poland pays fines levied on it for failing to shut down a lignite mine as "groundless and unfair".
The European Commission has said that two summons to pay fines imposed on the Turow lignite mine had been sent to Poland and that no money had yet been received by the EC.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, on Tuesday announced the introduction of a second anti-inflation shield which is a package of tax cuts that are aimed to trim consumer price inflation by up to 1.5 percentage points.
The European Commission (EC) has confirmed it has received a letter from the Polish government on the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court and will react "swiftly" to it, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
A European Commission (EC) project classifying natural gas and nuclear power as sustainable energy is very beneficial for Poland, the Polish ambassador at the EU has told PAP.