What Types of Fuel are Regulated?


The Legal Definition of a "Specified Fuel"

The 2012 Regulations define a "specified fuel" as

a) any bituminous coal,

b) any admixture of solid fuel containing bituminous coal,

c) any manufactured fuel containing bituminous coal where such manufactured fuel contains more than 14% volatile matter by weight on a dry ash-free basis save where such fuel has a smoke emission rate of not more than 10 grams perhour, or

d) any solid fuel having a sulphur content greater than 2% by weight on a dry ash-free basis. 

Further Information

Contact: Limerick City Council and Limerick County Council (Joint) Pollution Control Department
              County Hall
              Dooradoyle Road,
              Co. Limerick
              Tel.: (061) 496 264
              Fax.: (061) 496 008
              E-mail: environment@limerick.ie 

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