EU top court fines Poland over Turów mine

The Polish government has drawn the ire of environmental campaigners for refusing to cease operations at the Turów lignite mine, even after the Court of Justice of the EU issued a €500,000 daily fine.

by Simon Pickstone
 The Turów lignite mine in Poland has been disrupting the water table in neighbouring Czechia. Photo by Frank Hoensch/Getty Images
The Turów lignite mine in Poland has been disrupting the water table in neighbouring Czechia. Photo by Frank Hoensch/Getty Images

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