AIR POLLUTION (MARKETING, SALE, DISTRIBUTION AND BURNING OF SPECIFIED FUELS) REGULATIONS 2012 (AS AMENDED)
Householders, licensed premises owners, retailers, distributors and wholesalers are reminded of their obligations under the above Regulations. Only sealed bags of coal clearly labelled “APPROVED FUEL – contents comply with the Air Pollution Act Regulations” may be sold or burned within the designated Low Smoke Areas (LSA) of Bray, Arklow, Greystones / Delgany, Wicklow Town and Rathnew. You can check if you are located within a LSA using your Eircode and visiting https://www.wicklow.ie/Living/Services/Environment/Pollution-Control/Air-Quality/Smokeless-Coal-Ban
Every year over 1,180 people die prematurely in Ireland due to poor air quality, the majority asthma sufferers. Currently, 1 in 13 people in Ireland suffer from asthma. Improved air quality saves and improves quality of lives.