Air Pollution (including Fuels and Solvents)

  • If you are sell bituminous ("smoky") coal in Limerick City or surrounding suburbs, you are committing an offence and could be fined up to €5,000. You are also contributing to the creation of an environmental and health hazard in your city.

  • If you have bags of bituminous ("smoky") coal on display or signs advertising this coal, in Limerick City or surrounding suburbs, you are committing an offence and could be fined up to €5,000.

  • If you distribute bags of bituminous ("smoky") coal in Limerick City or surrounding suburbs, you are committing an offence and could be fined up to €5,000.

  • If you burn bituminous ("smoky") coal in Limerick City or surrounding suburbs, you are committing an offence and could be fined up to €5,000. You are also contributing to the creation of an environmental and health hazard in your neighbourhood and community. Those with respiratory difficulties can experience severe disconfort and exacerbation of their symptoms as a result of the burning of this type of coal.

 Created 23/12/13

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Last update:11/04/2014

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