On pressure, especially in the Eastern German länder. the government Commission on the Coal phase-longer days than previously planned According to the news Agency dpa, the panel will speak first concrete aid for the structural change in the affected regions, such as Lusatia, before a Plan for the coal will exit. The Federal government wants to extend that’s why the work of the Commission until January, as it was called from Commission circles.
The Coal States of Brandenburg, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt had requested repairs in the case of structural measures. “Each early exit date must be bound to the prerequisite of a previously held successful structural change”, had demanded the Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD), Michael Kretschmer (CDU) and Reiner Haseloff (CDU) in a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU). They demanded provisions to a in the long term, through the Federal Fund, a measure, a law similar to the Bonn-Berlin-law and a programme for the Region.
In the letter, the heads of government, the AFP news Agency, quoted the Prime Minister with the words: “more and more the impression that large parts of the Commission pay their primary job is in the Definition of exit paths, GW and the legal possibilities for enforcement to see.” Instead, it had to go about a faster end to the coal-fired power generation “is necessarily linked to a new, equivalent and future-proof jobs have been created”.
Concrete Structural support required
The coal Commission to conclude its work on Wednesday, and a total package with Details on structure change, the shutdowns of coal – and lignite-fired power plants until 2022 and an exit plan including the end date. Only last week, had informed the four chairmen of the Commission, to strut the result up to 28. Of November, earlier than planned. According to the mandate, the panel has until the end of the year, time for a final report.
The new timetable had been decided at a Meeting of the coalition of peaks in the Chancellor’s office, reported the dpa. The Co-Chairman of the Commission, railway-Board, Ronald Pofalla, had been informed. The Union group was of the opinion that it is so.
Angela Merkel said Wednesday in the Bundestag, the future of the Concerned should be submitted to the Commission at the centre. It is going to bring “climate change and the future for people in a line”. Furthermore, it is “not to decide, first, any exit data, but rather to give people hope, to give future, structural change really prepare”.