'Step in the right direction': Government announces partial ban on peat burning, but campaigners call for wider action

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Moorland landscape on Shelf Moor in the Peak District | Credit: iStock
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Moorland landscape on Shelf Moor in the Peak District | Credit: iStock

Campaigners welcome new ban on burning on blanket bog sites, but calls grow for government to extend the scope of planned legislation to include more types of peat and crackdown on peat-based composts

The government has announced a partial ban on peat burning in protected areas across England, representing a major win for environmental campaigners that have long campaigned for measures that end the...

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