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Clean Air Act
Under the Clean
Air Act 1993 it is an offence, with certain
exceptions, for industrial or trade premises to emit dark smoke.
This Act also allows the council to control emissions to the air
through the prior approval of the height of a chimney serving
furnaces of a certain size. Other legislation still applies in
certain circumstances and for some smaller scale industrial
The Environment Agency can be contacted on 08708
506506. For more information about air quality, visit the
Environment Agency website.