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

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Vladimir Burt, deputy mayor of Horni Jiretin, walks on an area of... News PhotoAlternative Energy,Close To,Coal,Coal Mine,Coal Miner,Czech Republic,Delivering,Eastern Europe,Environment,Environmental Issues,Europe,Factory,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,Land,Lignite,Mayor,Mine,Miner,Mining,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergVladimir Burt, deputy mayor of Horni Jiretin, walks on an area of reclaimed land at a lignite mining site 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