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Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in new clean air plan

Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in new clean air plan

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Wood burning stoves, open fires and farms all face new restrictions as the government sets out what it calls a "world leading" plan to tackle air pollution. In their Clean Air Strategy, published today, the government promises to set a "bold new goal" to reduce particulates across much of the country by 2030.But green groups say the scheme is vague and severely lacking in detail.They believe the plan proposes nothing new to tackle roadside dirty air.The new strategy, which is focussed on tackling air pollution in England, has been launched just days after the family of a nine-year-old girl who died from asthma were given permission to apply for a fresh inquest into her death.The government's chief l...