Waste Crime

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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7th February 2018
Operation “Waste Watch” Targets Fly-Tippers In Bristol

Operation “Waste Watch” Targets Fly-Tippers In Bristol

Bristol Waste Company, in partnership with Bristol City Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement Team and in support of the Mayor’s Clean Streets campaign, has launched Operation Waste Watch in an effort to catch fly-tipping offenders red-handed.  The campaign will focus on positioning covert cameras … Continue reading

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2nd February 2018
SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has responded to complaints of persistent flytipping at an illegal site in Fort William and is working with the local community to address the problem. On Monday 29 January, officers from the Scottish Environment … Continue reading

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30th January 2018
Scrap Metal Dealer Jailed After £200,000 VAT Fraud

Scrap Metal Dealer Jailed After £200,000 VAT Fraud

A Scottish scrap metal dealer who failed to pay more than £200,000 of VAT he charged his customers, has been jailed for 18 months, after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Russell Goodenough, 48, of Auchterarder, set … Continue reading

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29th January 2018
Tyrone Man Given Suspended Sentence For Illegal Landfill Site

Tyrone Man Given Suspended Sentence For Illegal Landfill Site

A Tyrone man has received a suspended sentence following the discovery of an illegal landfill site containing waste from the Republic of Ireland. Patrick Nugent of Altaglushan Road, Galbally, Dungannon was sentenced to two-years imprisonment suspended for three years at … 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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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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