the Federal Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz (SPD) and the coal-countries have agreed on a programme for structural change in the coal’s exit affected regions. The German press Agency it was confirmed from government circles.
The program had a volume of 260 million euros, of which the Federal carry of 240 million euros. This sum is also in the basic Parameters for the Federal budget.
Funded a number of projects, including transport projects, in the coal countries of North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg.
A government Commission had suggested that Germany get out by the end of 2038 step of the way from the coal. The Federal government is working on it, the concept is now implemented. The exit costs billions.
The heads of government of the Eastern German brown coal countries had fought last, however, to have planned projects co-Finance. It could not be to the detriment of the affected länder, whose budgets are planned in the medium, had the Saxons said-Anhalt’s Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff (CDU). It was a decision of the Federal government, the exit strategy from Coal.