Sinking town demands the EU to save it from destructive coal mining


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The German town of Zittau, members of the Saxon State Parliament and the District of Görlitz have filed an official complaint to the European Commission about the damage caused to the whole region by the controversial Polish mine.

Located a few kilometres away from the border and the Turów open pit, Zittau is caving in as the massive pumping of groundwater operated by the mine causes the land it sits on to fall on itself.

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