Labour in bid to force government to ban smoky coal
Party to introduce Dáil motion calling for ban on high-emissions fuel
The Labour Party will attempt to force the government to implement a long delayed nationwide ban on smoky coal this week.
Brendan Howlin‘s party will introduce a Dáil motion calling for the measure to be introduced alongside several other environmental initiatives.
It comes as the head of a major coal supplier has labelled local smoky coal bans “ungovernable” and described the Irish coal market as a “lawless wild west”....
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