Waste exemptions are changing following a review by the Environment Agency. Changes the previous consultation provide indicators of the changes coming.
Waste company fined for illegal sewage operation at Warminster. Waste management company Cleansing Services Group Ltd, has been fined more than £72,000 after it treated sewage without a permit, despite knowing that they were acting illegally.
Observations from Spain looks at some of the differences in health, safety and environmental regulation in Spain and the UK
A company which handles hazardous waste has agreed a pollution enforcement undertaking following groundwater contamination. The company made a payment of £25,000 to an environmental charity following the contamination of groundwater at its site.
Jacksons consultants consider a recent duty of care fine and the guidance which waste holders should comply with when transferring their waste to others
Water company fined £1.2m after admitting causing pollution. Anglian Water has been hit with fines totalling £1,221,000 after it admitted to causing pollution incidents in two separate court cases this week. The water company was ordered to pay £871,000 after a catalogue of system and maintenance failures caused several incidents of pollution across Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, […]
Waste offences in Darlington have resulted in a Darlington man been given a two-year community order to incorporate 20 rehabilitation activity days and 300 hours unpaid work after magistrates in Middlesbrough sentenced him for serious waste offences. He was also disqualified from acting as a company director for three years and ordered to pay £490 […]
The newly established Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has published its strategy and enforcement policy detailing its mission, objectives and functions.
If you operate a waste management facility your environmental permit requires you to have a written management system in place and in this article all you need to know about permit management systems, we explain what you need. A management system is simply a set of procedures describing what you will do to minimise the risk of pollution from the activities covered by your environmental permit.
A banned waste exports prosecution by the Environment Agency has resulted in a company director being fined. The EA successfully prosecuted a former company director for illegally exporting banned household waste including nappies, clothing, textiles, tins and electrical items from a site in Droitwich, Worcestershire, to Indonesia in 2019. At Kidderminster Magistrates Court on Wednesday […]
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