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Smoky coal to be banned in Ireland from next Sepetmber

The sale of smoky coal will be banned nationwide from next September.
The timeline was confirmed by the cabinet this morning.
Smoky coal was banned in Dublin in 1990 with evidence that it’s prevented deaths by reducing air pollution.
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Bog owners in Longford and Roscommon to take part in new pilot SAC scheme

bog-2017Bog owners who have rights to cut turf in special areas of conservation in Longford and Roscommon are set to take part in a new pilot scheme aimed at reducing their dependency on solid fuels. Environment Minister Denis Naughten confirmed on Saturday that people who owned plots at six SAC’s across the Shannonside region and […]

Ballymahon traders demand prompt delivery of gas pipeline

The official announcement of the gas pipeline coming from Athlone to Ballymahon was made in Ballymahon library on Saturday (Photo: Google Maps)The head of Ballymahon’s Traders’ Association is hopeful there will be no delay to the development of a gas pipeline from Athlone to the south Longford town. Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten confirmed on Saturday afternoon that a deal has been agreed with Gas Networks Ireland to supply gas to the Center Parcs project […]

Naughten: Special fund won’t save all post offices

Aughavas post office in south Leitrim is among those under threat of closureCommunications Minister Denis Naughten is refusing to be drawn on how many rural post offices might be saved as a result of a special fund being proposed by him today. The Roscommon-based minister is seeking approval at Cabinet today for a €30 million fund that is aimed at ensuring the continuation of a postal service […]

15 cent levy proposed for disposable coffee cups

coffeeIt’s reported a charge of up to 15 cent could be levied on disposable coffee cups in a bid to tackle waste. According to the Irish Independent around two million takeaway cups are sent to landfill every day. Environment Minister Denis Naughten wants to encourage customers to bring their own reusable mugs for their latte […]

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