Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a “comprehensive review” that aims to “beef up” the government’s approach to how it tackles the scourge of waste crime. A Call for Evidence has been launched which aims to enable a stakeholders to have their … Continue reading →
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A persistent waste criminal who dumped, buried and burnt hazardous waste has been jailed for 26 months. An estimated 26,000 cubic metres of waste was taken to an airfield in the West Midlands to be dumped, buried or burned illegally during … Continue reading →
Environment Agency and Yorkshire & Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit carried out enforcement action at a residential address yesterday (Tuesday 9 May 2018) following an in-depth investigation into illegal dumping of waste. One 46 year old male was arrested and … Continue reading →
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From 1 April 2018, Landfill Tax changed to include disposals at unauthorised waste sites in England and Northern Ireland. These changes aim to support legitimate waste management businesses by creating a fairer tax system and a deterrent to causing environmental harm by … Continue reading →
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New powers to tackle waste crime come into force today as the Environment Agency is given the authority to lock up illegal waste sites and block access in order to prevent tonnes of waste piling up and posing a risk … Continue reading →
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The Environment Agency (EA) has published new charging schemes for regulatory permits and services, which will be effective from 1 April 2018. The EA says the new charges have been introduced so that businesses and organisations “pay for the full … Continue reading →
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A Newcastle man has been fined for operating a vehicle scrapyard without a permit in a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency. Ronald Coulson Vincent Grieveson, 23, of Forest Hall, appeared at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on Friday, February 23. He … Continue reading →
A man has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 in fines, compensation and costs after he admitted leaving mixed commercial waste on land owned by Thurrock Council. Billy Prince illegally dumped the waste at a compound located on land … Continue reading →
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