Air Pollution Act (Marketing, Sale, Distribution and Burning of Specified Fuels) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
Jurisdiction: Republic of Ireland
Commencement: 1 September 2020
Amends: Air Pollution Act (Marketing, Sale, Distribution and Burning of Specified Fuels) Regulations 2012
The Air Pollution Act (Marketing, Sale, Distribution and Burning of Specified Fuels) Regulations 2012 introduces a ban on the residential burning of specified bituminous fuels in private dwelling in specified areas to complement the existing ban on the marketing, sale and distribution.
The Air Pollution Act (Marketing, Sale, Distribution and Burning of Specified Fuels) Regulations 2012 ban the burning and sale of specified fuels in certain areas of the Republic of Ireland. Specified fuels are defined as any bituminous coal, any admixture of solid fuel containing bituminous coal, any manufactured fuel containing bituminous coal meeting a certain specification or any solid fuel with a Sulphur content greater than 2% by weight on a dry ash-free basis.
These Regulations introduce a ban, from the 1st September 2020, on the marketing, sale, distribution and burning of specified fuels in specified areas of the following locations:
- Tramore; and
They also extend the specified area of Cork to include further townlands within Carrigtwohill.
Further details on the townlands now considered to be specified areas can be found in the amendment.
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