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


Vladimir Burt, deputy mayor of Horni Jiretin, looks out from Jerezi... News PhotoAlternative Energy,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,Horizontal,Lignite,Looking,Mayor,Mine,Miner,MiningPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergVladimir Burt, deputy mayor of Horni Jiretin, looks out from Jerezi Chateau over the open pit mining site for lignite operated by Czech Coal AS near 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