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Turf Burning Fuelling 1100 deaths per annum?

Posted by The WaterBoy on May 15, 2015 at 14:14:18:

The poll on turf burning is controversial if that report published yesterday is correct.

The papers yesterday stated that 1140 people died of domestic fuel burning in a single year - that's a bit of an eye opener.

So the God-given right to cut turf is perhaps as big a killer as traffic accidents?

To quote the Irish Times report:
"The burning of peat made the largest overall national contribution to potentially harmful smoke and dust emitted by residential fuel-burning, despite the decline in peatís popularity over the past decade, the report found."

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