Owners of wood burners, stoves and open fires will no longer be able to buy coal or wet wood to burn in them, under a ban to be rolled out from next year.
With the government aiming to clean up the UK’s air quality, wood burners and open fires are likely to come under scrutiny
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is seeking new powers to ban wood burning in the most polluted areas of the capital.
The mayor has written to the Environment Secretary Michael Gove asking for greater powers to tackle air pollution not caused by traffic.
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