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Open fires and wood burning stoves

Tackling air pollution is a priority for the UK

Clean air is one of the most basic requirements of a healthy environment for us all to live, work, and bring up families.

As regulators for domestic biomass under the Clean Air Act 1993 we play a vital role in helping to improve air quality in local areas.

There are environmental and health impacts associated with poor burning practices and the following guides have been produced to keep residents informed.


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    A leaflet guide to help you maximise efficiency - burn less fuel, reduce maintenance costs and keep chimneys good condition is available