Thirsty for justice Enforcing EU water laws to defend communities from coal
Europe’s supply of clean, safe water is under major stress, and coal is one of the culprits. At the Polish border with Czech Republic and Germany, the Turów mine is drying up water resources from two countries, and threatening the groundwaters of a whole region, in breach of EU laws.
Join us for a webinar to explore the impacts of coal mining on water, and how the implementation the EU Water Framework Directive can help take Europe beyond coal.
Speakers will include: Anna Cavazzini, Member of the European Parliament Martin Hojsík, Member of the European Parliament Tomáš Zdechovský, Member of the European Parliament Anita Sowińska, Member of the Polish Parliament Martin Puta, Head of the Liberec Region Milan Starec, representative of Czech impacted communities Kuba Gogolewski, Project Coordinator and Senior Campaigner at Fundacja “RT-ON” Jeremy Wates, Secretary General of the European Environmental Bureau
The webinar will be moderated by Riccardo Nigro, Campaign Coordinator for coal combustion and mines at the European Environmental Bureau.
This event is organised with the support of Fundacja “RT-ON” and Frank Bold Society.