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# smoky-coal - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Explainer: What is happening with the ban on the 'most polluting' solid fuels in homes?
# Smoky Coal
# Smoky Coal

Explainer: What is happening with the ban on the 'most polluting' solid fuels in homes?

Sep 8th 2021, 7:00 PM 26,435 Views 29 Comments

The sale and burning of smoky coal is already banned in many cities and towns.

# smoky-coal - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Poll: Have you noticed poor air quality where you live?
# Smoky Coal
# Smoky Coal

Poll: Have you noticed poor air quality where you live?

Feb 18th 2021, 8:15 AM 29,394 Views 72 Comments

The Government has announced proposals for a nationwide ban on the sale and burning of smoky coal.

Government moves to introduce nationwide ban on smoky coal
# Environment
# Environment

Government moves to introduce nationwide ban on smoky coal

Feb 18th 2021, 7:11 AM 28,195 Views 77 Comments

The sale of other solid fuels like unseasoned wood or wet wood could also be banned.

# smoky-coal - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 17th 2019, 3:44 PM 33,864 Views 48 Comments

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

# smoky-coal - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Enniscorthy to become the New Delhi of Ireland if smoky coal ban not rolled out, Dáil hears
# Air Pollution
# Air Pollution

Enniscorthy to become the New Delhi of Ireland if smoky coal ban not rolled out, Dáil hears

Jun 11th 2019, 8:00 PM 16,436 Views 35 Comments

The delay in expanding the smoky coal ban nationwide is due to fears over court action.

# smoky-coal - Friday 5 April, 2019

Smoky coal ban delayed by government amid legal threats from coal industry
# COAL BAN
# COAL BAN

Smoky coal ban delayed by government amid legal threats from coal industry

Apr 5th 2019, 9:27 AM 18,148 Views 32 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton has not indicated when the ban is now likely to come into effect.

# smoky-coal - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Ban on sale of smoky coal to extend countrywide in Autumn 2018
# Burning Coal
# Burning Coal

Ban on sale of smoky coal to extend countrywide in Autumn 2018

Dec 5th 2017, 11:51 AM 17,889 Views 61 Comments

A ban on the sale of smoky coal was first introduced in Dublin in 1990.

# smoky-coal - Monday 28 September, 2015

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide
# Smoky Coal
# Smoky Coal

The ban that stopped scenes like this is going nationwide

Sep 28th 2015, 9:24 PM 20,475 Views 28 Comments

Smoky coal is being banned across the country from the end of 2018.

# smoky-coal - Monday 6 May, 2013

Phil Hogan: I want smoky coal to be banned within the next 3 years
# Pollution
# Pollution

Phil Hogan: I want smoky coal to be banned within the next 3 years

May 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,151 Views 90 Comments

Smoky coal is already banned in 27 towns and cities around the country, but now the Minister for the Environment says he wants to see it nationwide.

# smoky-coal - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Environment Minister announces review of ban on smokey coal
# Fossil Fuel
# Fossil Fuel

Environment Minister announces review of ban on smokey coal

Apr 12th 2012, 7:37 PM 5,105 Views 30 Comments

The ban on smokey coal in Dublin is believed to have resulted in at least 350 fewer deaths each year. Phil Hogan has announced a public consultation on the regulations around the ban.