Poland to ban bad coal to fight smog, but delay disappoints environmentalists

FILE PHOTO: A heap of coal is seen at the Zeran Heat Power Plant in Warsaw, Poland November 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo

WARSAW (Reuters) – The Polish government said on Thursday that a new decree will banish the worst-quality coal from the market, improving air quality, but environmentalists said a two-year delay means the government is favoring the mining industry over public health. The Energy Ministry has just approved long-awaited regulations that define the quality of coal […]

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