Coal Mine Expansion Threatens Villages : News Photo

Coal Mine Expansion Threatens Villages

ATTERWASCH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 31: Roles of hay stand stacked as the village church stands behind on October 31, 2013 in Atterwasch, Germany. According to plans by Swedish energy conglomerate Vattenfall and approved by the Brandenburg state legislature, Atterwasch and at least four other communities are to be raized and their inhabitants compensated and relocated in order to make way for the expansion of a nearby open-pit lignite coal mine. Energy policy and the role of coal is a heated topic at the moment in coalition negotiations between the Social Democrats (SPD) and Christian Democrats (CDU) currently taking place in Berlin. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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ATTERWASCH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 31: Roles of hay stand stacked as the village church stands behind on October 31, 2013 in Atterwasch, Germany. According to plans by Swedish energy conglomerate Vattenfall and approved by the Brandenburg state legislature, Atterwasch and at least four other communities are to be raized and their inhabitants compensated and relocated in order to make way for the expansion of a nearby open-pit lignite coal mine. Energy policy and the role of coal is a heated topic at the moment in coalition negotiations between the Social Democrats (SPD) and Christian Democrats (CDU) currently taking place in Berlin. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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October 31, 2013
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Roles of hay stand stacked as the village church stands behind on... News Photo 186528157Alternative Energy,Business,Church,Environmental Issues,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Germany,Hay,Horizontal,Human Role,Natural Resources,Stack,Stand,VillagePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesATTERWASCH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 31: Roles of hay stand stacked as the village church stands behind on October 31, 2013 in Atterwasch, Germany. According to plans by Swedish energy conglomerate Vattenfall and approved by the Brandenburg state legislature, Atterwasch and at least four other communities are to be raized and their inhabitants compensated and relocated in order to make way for the expansion of a nearby open-pit lignite coal mine. Energy policy and the role of coal is a heated topic at the moment in coalition negotiations between the Social Democrats (SPD) and Christian Democrats (CDU) currently taking place in Berlin. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)