Poland’s plan to extend coal mine’s life could cost it EU climate funds

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, May 3 (Reuters) - Poland's plan to extend the life of a coal mine in Turow until 2044 could mean the region will not get access to the European Union's flagship green transition fund, the European Commission said on Monday. The EU's "Just Transition Fund" is a 17.5-billion euro slice of the bloc's budget and COVID-19 recovery fund, set aside to help regions wind down fossil fuel industries and replace them with green enterprises and jobs. The aim is to protect communities most affected as the...
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