the Federal government and the Länder have agreed on an initial agreement for the Coal phase-out. Chancellor Merkel announced that a law on measures in the affected regions. You are suggested to follow the proposals of the coal Commission.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has indicated that the Federal government should follow the recommendations of the coal Commission for the phasing out of brown coal until 2038. "We will deal very carefully," Merkel said after a Meeting with the Prime Minister in Berlin.
The coal Commission had handed over its proposals at the Chancellery to Angela Merkel. Afterwards, a dinner was followed by continued with the members of the Commission as well as representatives from the phase-out of lignite-affected Federal States of North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony, Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt.