Poland reacts coolly to EU court warning of fines for logging

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Poland reacted coolly to a warning it could incur fines for continuing to log in the Bialowieza forest, a Unesco World Heritage site, saying on Tuesday its actions were lawful.

The Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice (ECJ) said on Monday Poland would be fined €100,000 a day if it did not stop large-scale logging in the ancient forest straddling the border between Poland and Belarus.

The court also reiterated its July stance that Poland must stop the logging immediately pending a final ruling in a case the EU’s Brussels-based executive brought before the...


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Poland reacts coolly to EU court warning of fines for logging


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