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Is it time to ban peat?...

The government has today announced that a nationwide smoky coal ban will come into effect in Sept...

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17.06 7 Sep 2021


Is it time to ban peat?...


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17.06 7 Sep 2021


The government has today announced that a nationwide smoky coal ban will come into effect in September 2022.

However no changes have been made yet to regulations on the cutting, burning or sale of sod peat which was the most contentious part of the proposed changes to solid fuel regulations when they went to public consultation earlier this year. 

Seamus Boland CEO of Irish Rural Link and John Sodeau, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at UCC with research interests in Atmospheric Chemistry and Aerobiology joined Kieran to discuss...

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