Polish and Czech negotiators have reached an agreement on Poland's Turow lignite mine, whose closure the Czechs have demanded on environmental grounds, PAP learnt from unofficial sources.
Czech Environment Minister Anna Hubackova has announced that the draft agreement with Poland to end a dispute over the Turow lignite mine is ready and will be submitted for discussion by the Petr Fiala's government.
Anna Moskwa, the Polish climate minister, has said that the Tuesday talks between her and her Czech counterpart may soon result in an agreement that will end the dispute over a Polish lignite mine.
Trade unions from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, reached agreement in a wage dispute with PGG management on Friday and suspended the announced strike action.
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.
Workers from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, who on Monday blocked coal transports to power plants, continued their protest on Wednesday following a fiasco of talks with PGG's management.
Workers from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, have blocked coal transports to power plants, demanding better compensation for working weekends and higher wages.
Specialists say the 200-million-year-old fossils are the most spectacular dinosaur discovery ever made in Poland, the biggest of its type in Europe and possibly the world.
The Polish climate and environment minister has said that the Czech Republic's obligation to withdraw a dispute regarding the Turow lignite mine from the EU's court within three days should be a key element of any deal.
One miner was taken to hospital with injuries on Saturday night and one was found on Monday showing no signs of life following a Saturday morning tremor at a mine in southern Poland, the mine authorities have said.