Additionally, local authorities can designate areas at risk of poor air quality as smoke control areas or smokeless zones
In 1934, a secretary of the society first proposed the idea of 'smokeless zones
and controls on industrial emissions all helped clean up the air that we breathe.
Wickes' 'Traditional House Coal' even says "NOT suitable for smokeless zones
" on the front of each bag.
In those days, a pall of smoke hung over Liverpool, largely from countless domestic fires, which was not eliminated until smokeless zones
were introduced in the 1960s.
The smokeless zones
reduced levels of sooty particulates and made the intense and persistent London smog a thing of the past.
The miners' walkout followed a 47 per cent pay claim by the NUM against a background of rocketing inflation and unprecedented union power, with central heating still a luxury and few smokeless zones
. Eye-witness accounts of Saltley Gate tell their own dramatic story, even 40 years later.
I remember Middlesbrough before smokeless zones
, a spectre that would strike fear into today's townsfolk.
There is no law making bonfires illegal, even within smokeless zones
. But the smoke from bonfires (and barbecues) may cause a nuisance to others and as such comes under the Environment Protection Act of 1990.
Coal or wood must not be burned in smokeless zones
Art critic and social philosopher John Ruskin alone can be credited with thinking up Green Belts, Smokeless Zones
,free schools, free libraries, rent restriction legislation and town planning.
Another avenue of intrigue came a little closer to being closed off last week with the announcement that Irish betting shops are to become smokeless zones
. Whether Britain will follow suit is a matter that should