Czechia sues Poland over planned lignite mine expansion

The Czech government is taking its counterpart in Warsaw to the European Court of Justice over a lignite mine it says is poisoning water supplies across the border, the first time an EU government has directly sued another for breaking environmental laws.

by Robert Hodgson
Turów lignite mine: the commission has been repeatedly urged to act (Photo by Omar Marques/Getty Images)
Turów lignite mine: the commission has been repeatedly urged to act (Photo by Omar Marques/Getty Images)

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