Fly-tipping incidents in England have decreased by 13.5 per cent between the financial years 2009-10 and 2010-11 to 820,000 incidents.
Tag: Environment Agency
Kidderminster Property Investments Limited on 19 July 2011 pleaded guilty to an offence of knowingly permitting illegal waste operations to take place on land that they owned at Churchfields Business Park, Kidderminster in March 2009.
Today (Monday 18 July 2011) at Walsall Magistrates’ Court, Greenstar Environmental Limited pleaded guilty to a charge under the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Waste Packaging) Regulations.
A business owner from Colchester has been fined £10,000 for operating an unauthorised waste operation. Overview The Environment Agency visited Chippetts Farm, Daisy Green, Lexden Heath after receiving reports of an illegal scrap storage. Officers visited the site on 14 April 2010 and found piles of assorted car waste, cable and hardcore and there were signs [...]
A waste transfer station has been fined £10,000 for causing pollution described as ‘more polluting than crude sewage’. Overview The Environment Agency reported that vegetable oil that polluted a ditch leading to the Cut-off Channel in Downham Market was more polluting that crude sewage. D.J. Taylor (Anglian Oils) Ltd operates a household, commercial and industrial [...]
Operators of a composting site in Bury St Edmunds have been fined £20,000 for causing smells sometimes described as like ‘vomit, diarrhoea and dog excrement’. OverView The Environment Agency (EA) reported that during 2009 the it received 206 odour complaints about the composting site at Shepherds Grove Industrial Estate, Stanton, Bury St Edmunds compared to [...]
A West Yorkshire man has been ordered to pay back £2,000 for running an illegal waste site in a case brought under the Proceeds of Crime Act. The Environment Agency reported that Mark Butterworth, aged 49, of Springwood Mill, Pudsey Road, Cornholme, admitted the waste offence and was given an eight month prison sentence suspended for [...]
A water company has been fined £20,000 for polluting the Plym Estuary with sewage.
A Leicestershire man has been fined £5,000 for operating a skip hire business without a permit. Overview The Environment Agency (EA) reported that Mr Thomas Edward Neal (a sole trader) ran a skip hire business trading as ‘Dusty Bins Skip Hire’. EA officers visited New Hayes Farm on 8 September 2010 following an anonymous report [...]
Yorkshire Water has been fined £7,500 after sewage was found in a beck (small mountain stream) which runs into a North Yorkshire bathing beach.
South London waste company was fined £87,837 after admitting to a series of waste permit breaches which affected the local environment and quality of life for nearby residents.
A North Devon farmer has been ordered to pay £23,190 in fines and costs for depositing controlled waste without a permit.
St Regis Paper Company Ltd, one of Europe’s largest paper recyclers, was ordered to pay nearly £500,000 after committing environmental breaches that included misleading the Environment Agency.
Drainage company fined almost £56,000 for the unlawful depositing and disposal of liquid waste.
Environmental Protection: Environment Agency likely to grant permit for anaerobic digestion waste plant
Environment Agency Wales has announced it is likely to grant Anglesey EcoParc Mon an environmental permit for the proposed anaerobic digestion waste treatment plant at Bodffordd.
A man was sentenced to a 12 week custodial sentence, suspended for 12 months at Newcastle Crown Court for repeatedly illegally storing and dismantling old cars.
Heineken was fined £1500 for breaching its permit and £800 on failing to notify the Environment Agency of the breach, without delay.
Environmental Protection: Berkshire water company ordered to pay £17,403 for Surrey canal sewage spill
A water company which allowed untreated sewage to enter a Woking canal, killing hundreds of fish, was ordered to pay a total of £17,403 by magistrates.