Potsdam/Jänschwalde: Left: Without rapid water introduction Calpenzmoor threatens

calls The Left-wing in the Brandenburg state Parliament, that quickly foreign water is introduced into the Calpenzmoor on the edge of the open cast mine Jänschw

Potsdam/Jänschwalde: Left: Without rapid water introduction Calpenzmoor threatens

calls The Left-wing in the Brandenburg state Parliament, that quickly foreign water is introduced into the Calpenzmoor on the edge of the open cast mine Jänschwalde. "Due to the constant loss of water of the two lakes and in bog immense environmental damage," said the environmental expert of the group, Thomas Domres.

the Council of Drewitz (Spree-Neisse administrative district) in whose area the bog is situated, has warned the Ministry of the environment in July in a Letter that the conservation area could be destroyed, if he will not immediately initiate the water.

The 136-acre Calpenzmoor is located in the natural Park Schlaubetal, and is fed by precipitation and groundwater, however, since years of decreases. In the view of environmentalists, Green party and left party, that is coals - in addition to the climatic changes, especially on the six kilometres away, brown-opencast mine Jänschwalde power plant operator Leag due.

Domres had want to know of the red-black-green state government, which the authorities, to the water of two and eight hectares of state to increase great lakes and to prevent the bog from drying out. However, the Ministry of the environment leads back to the falling water level according to the answer "mostly on the climatic impact". The only "perspective" was expected "an increase in the mining influence".

Against the country's mining office approved main operating plan of the German environment aid and the Green League in February 2019, had been submitted to the administrative court Cottbus in action. At the end of August, the court stated the operating permit to be unlawful, because of the important Impact studies were missing.

After a short stop and a new main operating plan, the coal production could be continued. However, the Leag must at the latest from 1. April 2021 ground water in the area to initiate. Most recent information provided by the mining office that this could not be, under favourable conditions, probably sooner begun, however, before the end of February.

For an organic Farmer Jürgen Ballack would also be much too late. He is the owner of the small lake and 40 acres of managed grassland. "In a small lake, there are only a couple of puddles, until the next weekend, he is completely dry. If not this summer, something happened, is also on the big lake fishing is possible.“

dpa
Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 03:26

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