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#Clean Air

# clean-air - Friday 25 September, 2020

Poor air quality is prematurely killing over 1,300 in Ireland each year

The EPA’s report for 2019 says action must be taken.

# clean-air - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'Banning children being driven to school' would improve air quality, says DCC official

Brendan O’ Brien says it’s a hypothetical idea but would force solutions to be found.

# clean-air - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Smoky coal ban to be extended to 13 towns, but nationwide ban ruled out due to legal threats

The smoky coal ban was first introduced to Dublin in 1990.

# clean-air - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public

Environment Minister Denis Naughten said the importance of air quality and the impacts it has on our health cannot be underestimated.

# clean-air - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Three people die every day due to the state of the Irish environment - study

1,200 premature deaths are caused every year by pollution according to the EPA.