A waste removal businessman who blighted Devon countryside with 2,000 tons of waste – then set fire to it – has narrowly avoided jail. The Environment Agency prosecuted Edward Donovan, of Churchill Drive, Crediton, for a range of offences after … Continue reading →
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Three men from the Plymouth area have been banned from the waste trade for fly-tipping in Cornish beauty spots. Wayne Plummer, of Burrator Avenue, Princetown, Ashley Brown, of Tollox Place, Plymouth and Michael Baggally, of Wolseley Road, Plymouth, were all … Continue reading →
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Anthony Hanley, 34, of Marton Burn Road in Middlesbrough, appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 20 March where he pleaded guilty to two charges of operating a scrapyard without a permit. He was fined £800, ordered to pay costs … Continue reading →
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Environment Agency Chair Emma Howard Boyd has called for longer prison sentences and bigger fines for waste criminals. Speaking at the Manchester Green Summit, she said: “For the damage these crimes do to the environment and to communities’ health and wellbeing; … Continue reading →
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A South Devon waste processing company has been ordered to pay £16,404 in fines and costs for failing to remove thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste from two sites in Torbay. Armabridge Ltd, trading as Skip-It Torbay, operates from a … Continue reading →
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A Nottinghamshire company has been fined £15,000 for operating an illegal waste site on land adjacent to Sandy Lane in Worksop. The company was also ordered to pay costs of £7,200 and a victim surcharge of £120. The case against … Continue reading →
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Provisional WEEE figures, published yesterday (28 February) by the Environment Agency highlight the UK’s failure meet its 45% collection target for household batteries in 2017 – a shortfall of 0.12%. Compliance specialist Ecosurety, Robbie Staniforth, policy manager at Ecosurety, commented … Continue reading →
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Judy Proctor, The Environment Agency’s deputy director waste regulation (assigned), offers some reflections on waste crime and looks ahead to the challenges to be faced in 2018, the wider waste strategy and working closer with you to beat the criminals … Continue reading →
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