- On Monday, in Jelenia Gora, a meeting of the Polish-Czech joint commission created under the Toro Agreement was held.
- “First of all, the location of the measurement points, especially the air, has already been agreed upon, but work has also begun on the barrier protecting the water and on the land bridge” – said Climate Minister Anna Moskwa.
- The above actions are not all that Poland has committed to
- “We have learned that 20 of the 90 planned have already been completed and that this cooperation is at a very good level” – said Czech Environment Minister Anna Hobachkova
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Minister Moscow said in Jelenia Gora afterwards: “For today, all the elements of the agreed agreement are being implemented according to the schedule, and even ahead of schedule. No objection was expressed from either the Polish or the Czech side.” Meeting of the Polish-Czech Joint Committee established under the Turów contract.
“Above all The location of the measurement points, especially the air, has already been agreed, but work has also begun on the bulkhead that protects the water and on the land bridge– She added.
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The Minister also informed that during the meeting with the Czech Minister of Environment, Anna Hopashkova, another work schedule was drawn up.
“There are many points in this agreement that need to be addressed. Today, both of us attended this opening session, where, inter alia, We found out that 20 of the planned 90 points have already been achieved And this cooperation is taking place at a very good level, “- said Hubaczkova.
She pointed out that “the agreement was concluded for the benefit of the residents of the area.” “That is why, among other things, there is a fund to support joint projects. That is why today we also talked about the rules, how this fund will be used, so that the projects implemented from it will benefit the population equally. On both sides of the border ”- explained the Czech minister.
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Hubzkova reports that the first measurements of noise and air pollution have also been taken. “These results were very favorable, there was no contamination there, and the information was thus presented The filter wall, the construction of which is part of the contract, will be completed by June 30 as planned“- She said.
The Polish minister also referred to the issue of fines imposed in Brussels. “Sanctions related to the Turów mine were illegally imposed by the Court of Justice of the European Union. At the time of signing the contract with the Czech party, there was no dispute, and therefore the imposition of a penalty is unjustified ” Anna Moscow said.
February 3 this year. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and President of the Czech Government Petr Fiala signed an agreement in Prague “between the Government of the Republic of Poland and the Government of the Czech Republic on cooperation in addressing the effects on the territory of the Czech Republic. From the operation of the Turów lignite open-pit mine”. It stipulates that Poland will pay €35 million in compensation and an additional €10 million from the PGE Foundation for the Liberec region.
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