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NUI Galway Physicist Wins International Award

NUI Galway’s Professor Colin O’Dowd (pictured) has been awarded the Appleton Medal by the Institute of Physics for his ‘distinguished research in environmental and atmospheric physics’. In particular, the NUI Galway physicist was lauded for his work on the formation and

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Review of the Smoky Coal Ban

The Government has announced a review and public consultation of the ‘smoky coal ban’ regulations. The ban on the marketing, sale and distribution of bituminous fuel (or ‘smoky coal ban’) was first introduced in Dublin in 1990 in response to

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New Standard for Coal to Reduce Air Pollution

The Government has introduced a new, legally binding, low sulphur standard for coal used in the residential market. All bituminous coal placed on the market for residential use must now have a sulphur content of no more than 0.7%. Approximately

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