Bord na Móna to stop harvesting peat for energy

Bord na Móna has announced it will stop harvesting peat for energy by 2030 and will use its bogland for sustainable businesses such as horticulture in a move it called "the biggest change of use involving Irish land in modern history".

by Matthew Appleby
Cutting peat. Image: MorgueFile
Cutting peat. Image: MorgueFile

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