Council chief Owen Keegan calls for ban on disposable vapes to prevent littering
Owen Keegan claims devices which contain lithium-ion batteries are a threat to drains and rivers in letter to Eamon Ryan
Owen Keegan, the chief executive of Dublin City Council, has called on the government to ban the sale of disposable vapes, citing danger to drains and rivers in the capital due to widespread littering of the devices.
Keegan has written to Eamon Ryan, the Minister for the Environment, asking him to consider the prohibition of disposable vapes “as a result of the devices being littered across the city”.
In the letter sent last Friday, Keegan ...