German energy company files near $2bn claim against the Netherlands
Al Jazeera, 12 Feb 2021
A German energy company says the Netherlands owes it $2bn after it banned the use of coal.
RWE is making the claim using a controversial treaty that was designed to offer foreign investors protection from so-called unstable states.
Environmental groups are calling for reforms, saying the treaty is a threat to the transition to clean energy.
Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen has this report from Eemshaven, Groningen in the Netherlands.
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