Environment Agency

14th February 2018
Nationwide Waste Crime Investigation: Two Arrested In London

Nationwide Waste Crime Investigation: Two Arrested In London

Two men have been arrested in Chelsea and Hampstead Heath in connection with a nationwide waste crime investigation yesterday (Tuesday 13 February). In a joint operation by the Environment Agency, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN), a 29-year-old … Continue reading

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31st January 2018
AD Industry Says Environment Agency Charges Hike “Unjustified”

AD Industry Says Environment Agency Charges Hike “Unjustified”

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), the UK’s trade body for AD, has today labelled the proposals in the Environment Agency’s (EA’s) consultation on its Strategic Review of Charges as “unjustified”.  The changes proposed in the consultation include significant increases in the … Continue reading

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26th January 2018
Haulage Company To Pay £109,000 For Dumping On Devon Farms

Haulage Company To Pay £109,000 For Dumping On Devon Farms

A Devon haulage and site clearance company faces a bill of more than £100,000 for dumping thousands of tonnes of soil and stone on farmland. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. CC Haulage & Sons Ltd is a … Continue reading

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26th January 2018
Car Breaker Fined For Waste Documentation Offences

Car Breaker Fined For Waste Documentation Offences

Earlier this week (24 January), Paul Tranter of Turnings, Knighton, pleaded guilty at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates’ Court to a charge of failing to produce waste transfer notes for his business. The 49-year-old was fined £2,000, ordered to pay £1,782.68 in … Continue reading

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24th January 2018
North East Waste Fines Amounted to Almost £70,000 In 2016

North East Waste Fines Amounted to Almost £70,000 In 2016

There were 16 prosecutions of individuals or companies for waste offences in the North East of England in 2016, amounting to total fines of £62,763 and costs of £40,493, according to an Environment Agency summary. There were also two custodial … Continue reading

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18th January 2018
Crime Won’t Pay

Crime Won’t Pay

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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8th January 2018
Devon Skip Company Prosecuted For Burning Waste

Devon Skip Company Prosecuted For Burning Waste

A Devon skip company has been ordered to pay £5,500 in fines and costs for illegally burning waste. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Tivvy Skips Ltd runs a small waste transfer station near Tiverton and operates under … Continue reading

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22nd September 2017
Illegal Dumper Caught Out By GPS In Hire Van

Illegal Dumper Caught Out By GPS In Hire Van

A man was caught out after GPS data was seized from the rental van he had used to illegally dump waste and he has now been sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court. Kirk McRoberts, of Waterloo Promenade in Nottingham, pleaded guilty … Continue reading

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