Lignite Mine Operated by Czech Coal AS As Expansion Threatens Local Towns

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Jezeri Chateau stands on a hillside beyond lignite excavations, also... News PhotoAlternative Energy,Archaeology,British Open,Coal,Coal Mine,Coal Miner,Czech Republic,Delivering,Eastern Europe,Environment,Environmental Issues,Europe,Factory,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Golf,Green - Golf Course,Hill,Lignite,Mine,Miner,Mining,Town,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergJezeri Chateau stands on a hillside beyond lignite excavations, also known as brown coal, in the open pit mine operated by Czech Coal AS near the town of Horni Jiretin, Czech Republic, on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. The government may set up a joint company with Severni Energeticka that will seek lifting current environmental limits on lignite mining, Lidove Noviny reports, citing proposal submitted by Industry and Trade Ministry. Photographer: Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg via Getty Images