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.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has begun its hearing on the case of the Turow lignite mine, near the Czech border.
Poland's Solidarity Union launched a protest on Friday in Luxembourg against an EU Court of Justice (CJEU) ruling ordaining the closure of an opencast lignite mine close to the Czech border.
The European Commission will issue an "in due time" payment request, calling on Poland to pay a penalty imposed by the EU's top court for failing to suspend operations at the Turow lignite mine, a Commission spokesman said on Monday.
Rescuers recovered the last body on Tuesday of three divers who died during a training exercise in a flooded coal mine in south-western Poland.