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EA

2012

Illegal site costs Peterborough man £4k - 12 Dec
Transfer note trail leads to £11k fine for E. Midlands Demolition Limited - 11 Dec
Illegal WEEE exporters ordered to pay £220k - 6 Dec
£80k penalty for Lancashire man guilty of illegal disposal - 29 Nov
Two skip hire companies in Barnsley have permits revoked - 22 Nov
Repeat illegal tipping offender jailed for a year - 16 Nov
Poor security at disposal site costs potteries firm £20k - 16 Nov
£400 in fines and £3.4k costs for not having carriers registration - 6 Nov
Kent firms get £234k fine for illegal tipping of screening fines - 1 Nov 
RRR Recycling in Essex ordered to pay £2k for illegal storage - 31 Oct
Five companies and individuals fined £8k for illegal dumping - 31 Oct
Leics man pays £6.7k for operating illegal waste site from home - 18 Oct
Illegal movement of waste and odour problems costsThink Environmental £48k - 1 Oct
Teale Waste Management ordered to pay £20k for failing to comply with Permitting regulations - 26 Sep
Illegal waste site costs Bromsgrove man £24k - 25 Sep
Aerial photo leads to Boston site being fined £26k for burning waste - 24 Sep
Pair ordered to pay £16k for illegal oil waste collection and storage - 24 Sep
Bristol and Avon Transport ordered to pay £13k for illegal dumping - 19 Sep
Illegal waste storage costs Leics based MJ City Skip HIre £22k - 3 Sep
Suffolk property services company ordered to pay £6k for illegal storage and failing to provide transfer notes - 28 Aug
Three directors of defunct recycling company each get 200 hrs community service and costs of £4.5k - 24 Aug
Vital Earth fined £75k for illegal disposal - 23 Aug
Leisure company director fined £6.6k for burying harmful waste on Oxfordshire golf course - 31 Jul
Environmental Permit suspended for not complying with conditions - 18 Jul
Receiving asbestos in breach of permit costs transfer station owner £25k - 18 Jul
Devon farmer ordered to pay £35k for illegal dumping - 18 Jul
Illegal scrapyard operators forced to pay back £150k - 10 Jul
Cornish waste management company hit with £100k costs for illegal use of waste - 28 Jun
Suspended prison sentence and £59k cost for Nottingham flytippers - 21 Jun
Wood dust costs Wellingborough recycling company £6k - 28 May
Illegal Knottingley car dismantler send to prison - 24 May
Illegal Peterborough car dismantler fined £2k - 22 May 
N Wales waste operator has permit revoked for waste offences - 16 May
12 month prison sentence for W Yorks tyre dumper - 11 May
Jailed waste crime boss ordered to pay back record £917k - 4 May
Suspended prison sentence for Plymouth asbestos fly-tipper - 27 Apri
Biffa fined £8k for running illegal waste site - 17 Apr
NW toxic waste gang leaders jailed - 12 Apr
Illegal waste sites cost Essex landlord £225k - 5 Apr
Illegal burning of waste on his farm costs Warwick transfer station owner £12.6k - 3 Apr
Bolton man ordered to pay £10k for illegal scrap yard - 28 Mar
Devon recycling businessman given community service and £2.6k costs for illegal tyre exports - 20 Mar
Dorset skip operator ordered to pay £4.4k for illegal waste transfer station - 20 Mar
W Yorks father and son jailed for running illegal waste operation - 14 Mar
Foul mouther farmer fined £1k for threatening EA officers - 14 Mar
Owner of illegal Bristol scrapyard given suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £13k - 12 Mar
Illegal exports of mixed waste cost two companies £20k - 23 Feb
Failure to comply with conditions leads to withdrawal of Permit for Abbey Skips of Corby - 8 Feb
Suspended prison sentence for illegal storage and export of waste tyres - 30 Jan
Brackley skip hire company fined £10k for operating without Permit - 27 Jan
Trago Mills gets £185k fine reduced to £65k on appeal - 27 Jan
GB Shorthouse in Kidderminster fined £20k for waste offences - 24 Jan
Kent landfill firm fined £46k for repeated permit breaches - 20 Jan
10 charged in Cornwall with waste and money laundering offences - 17 Jan
Illegal Lincoln waste site costs Director £2500 and community service - 9 Jan

2011

SE London scrap metal yard fined £191k plus £42k costs for illegal waste activities - 19 Dec
Cotswold waste operator receives 6 month jail sentence - 19 Dec
Chesterfield man sent to prison for waste crimes - 14 Dec
Welsh illegal waste site operator fined £22k - 12 Dec
£150 fine for Bedfordshire landowner for allowing waste to be dumped - 12 Dec
Illegal waste burning on IoW costs ex-boxer £6k - 12 Dec
Bristol waste company owner jailed for serial flytipping - 5 Dec 
Cambs plant hire company fined £7k for illegal storage and burning - 24 Nov
Lincolnshire skip company found guilty of illegal waste site and flytipping - 23 Nov
Peterborough fly-tipper prosecuted - 15 Nov
Waste offences cost Bude skip hire company £6k - 10 Nov
'Slovenly' Middlesex Scrap merchant fined £2.8k for waste offences - 9 Nov
Lincolnshire man jailed for dumping over 1 million tyres around the country - 8 Nov
Telford man ordered to pay £30k for illegal tyre storage - 8 Nov
Lack of waste carriers licences leads to £3k fines - 8 Nov
Suspended sentence for man illegally storing electrical waste at home - 3 Nov
Illegal waste operations cost two men £11k in Peterborough - 3 Nov
Curfew order and £3k costs for illegal storing and burning of waste - 1 Nov
Illegal Rochdale waste transfer station operator ordered to pay £14.5k - 28 Oct
Huddersfield skip company fined £8k for site Permit offences - 27 Oct
Berkshire man gets suspended sentence and 200 hrs community work - 25 Oct
Illegal waste activity costs Derbyshire AtoZ Skips £14k - 20 Oct
Hull man gets suspended sentence for illegal scrap vehicle handling - 6 Oct
Illegal waste exports cost two companies £23k - 6 Oct
Incorrect slurry handling and smells costs pig farm £22.5k - 5 Oct
Bradford man fined £2.5k for illegal scrapyard - 3 Oct
Cambridge family imprisoned for operating illegal waste site - 30 Sep
Trago Mills ordered to pay £200k for illegal waste dumping and burning - 28 Sep
Illegal burning of waste costs Leicester company £10k - 26 Sep
Yorkshire couple jailed for repeated illegal dumping - 23 Sep
Skip_it Director fined £12.5k for illegal storage and burning of waste - 20 Sep
Fines for 4 Doncaster men and furniture business for illegal waste disposal - 19 Sep
Suspended sentence, £24k costs plus skip lorry forfeiture for Derbyshire man - 19 Sep
AAA Skip and Plant Hire ordered to repay £14k for illegal waste activity that netted £175k - 15 Sep
Bonfire night waste fire costs Devon recycler £6k - 8 Sep
Illegal scrap yard costs Manchester operator £6k - 23 Aug
Persistent offender gets Community Service order for illegal waste activity - 19 Aug
Illegal waste disposal costs Cornish haulage companies £100k  - 18 Aug
Illegal disposal costs Bradford skip company owner suspended jail sentence and £5.6k forfeiture - 12 Aug
Illegal disposal costs Bury St Edmunds skip company £4k - 11 Aug
Rotherham scrap company hit with £7k costs for operating illegally - 11 Aug
Boss of illegal Berks waste operation has to pay back £800k or face 5 years in jail - 5 Aug
Brighton fly-tipper caught by police helicopter hit with £5k fine - 5 Aug
Former skip hire boss fined £500 for being abusive to EA officers - 4 Aug
Permit breaches cost Norfolk scrap dealer £2.5k - 4 Aug
Crown Waste Management hit with £32k fine for illegal asbestois disposal - 3 Aug
Illegal waste burning costs builder £4.5k - 3 Aug
Scarborough skip hire and landfill business owners fined £57k for illegal waste activities - 1 Aug
Cricklade skip operator ordered to pay £10k for illegal transfer station - 27 Jul
Yorwaste fined £20k for landfill permit conditions breach - 25 Jul
Illegal storage and dismantling costs Potteries Vehicle Recyling £11k - 22 Jul
Kidderminster property company fined £25k for allowing illegal waste operations - 20 Jul
Biffa fined £27k for NE landfill odour problems - 11 Jul
Gypsy/traveller brothers fined £2k each for illegal waste site - 8 Jul
Breach of waste permit costs Somerset compost firm £16k - 6 Jul
Returns and consignment note failures costs Somerset WEEE Recycling company£3.5k - 30 Jun
Illegal Lincs scrap yard owner gets jail term and £700k forfeit - 27 Jun
Illegal Wisbech waste site owner jailed with a forfeit of almost £700,000 - 27 June
Bootle Waste company fined £24k for breaching Permit conditions - 24 June
Largest ever jail sentences for waste criome including 65,000 tonne illegal landfill - 24 June
Salisbury pig farmer fined £6.7k for illegal disposal of carcasses - 23 June
Illegal disposal at Billing Aquadrome cost haulage company £35k - 23 June
Illegal storage of 7.5k tonnes of waste costs Sunderland man £11k - 22 June
Corewire fined for burning waste - 20 June
Illegal tyre storage costs MTR (UK) Ltd £54k - 15 June
Community orders for illegal waste sites in Nottingham - 13 June
Illegal dumping costs Lincs skip company £14k - 8 June
£10k fine for illegal store of scrap metal in Essex - 7 June
Mildenhall Stadium fined £5k for burning waste in skip - 3 June
County Mulch in Suffolk to pay £33k for odour problems - 26 May
Barnsley men who left illegal storage site with £30k clear up costs get small fine, community service and suspended sentence - 27 May
Illegal scrappage costs Devon car-breaker £5k - 27 May
Illegal waste site operator ordered to pay back £2k to EA - 20 May
Illegal export of scrap cars to Poland cost site operator £13k - 19 May
Stafford farmed fined £8k for illegal waste operation - 16 May
Millom Recycling ordered to pay over £7k for operating illegally - 9 May 
Leicester farm owner fined £5k for illegal waste operations - 9 May
Essex skip-hire company fined £500 for illegal operation - 4 May
Waste permit breaches cost S London company £88k - 4 May
St Regis ordered to pay nearly £500k for environmental breaches - 21 Apr 
Carlisle waste company fined £33k for illegal waste storage - 20 Apr
Drainage company fined £56k for illegal disposal down drains - 19 Apr
12 week jail sentence for illegal scrap car dismantling - 19 Apr
£22k fine for illegal burning and disposal of waste for Rochdale man - 18 Apr
Mexborough company fined £20k for illegal waste site - 18 ASpr
Suspended sentence for illegal storage and deposit - 15 Apr 
Wolverhampton Skip Hire company fined for burning waste - 13 Apr
Somerset waste company fined paltry £5k for repeated waste offences - 8 Apr 
Odour failures lead to £30k for poultry farm - 24 Mar
Kent men fined GBP7,000 for waste carrier licence offences - 21 Mar
GP Properties of Stourbridge hit with £20.5k fine for illegal waste storage and disposal - 16 Mar
Garden centre fined £12k for burning waste and not having transfer notes - 11 Mar
Fines and suspended sentence for illegal skip hire company in Essex - 11 Mar
Hampshire building materials company hit with £15k costs for illegal waste activities- 10 Mar
Poultry farm fined over 'plague' of flies - 3 Mar
Kent farmer ordered to pay £7k for illegal waste site - 2 Mar
£12k fine for Bradford man guilty of exporting WEEE to Afghanistan - 25 Feb
Shipping WEEE costs Bradford recycler £9k - 25 Feb
Police and EA raid lead to £8k cost for illegal waste site in London - 25 Feb
£32k costs for illegal burial of waste at farm in Staffs - 24 Feb
Bromsgrove farmer hit with £9k costs for illegal waste storage - 24 Feb
Bedford skip operator fined £1.5k for illegal waste site - 24 Feb
Farmer hit with £10k costs for burying asbestos - 18 Feb
Community service and curfew on man who illegally exported WEEE to Ghana - 18 Feb
Dumped asbestos costs Cleckheaton demolition company £25k - 18 Feb
£15k costs for Nottinghamshire Recycling for illegal storage - 18 Feb
Think Environmental Ltd fined £20k for illegal waste burial - 18 Feb
Recycling company fined £20k for incorrect waste storage - 4 Feb
Environmental Permit offence costs Scott Bader £17k - 4 Feb
Croydon WM company Henry Woods fined £3k for operating without Permit - 2 Feb
Pet cremation owner jailed for illegal disposal - 2 Feb
Leeds waste company AWM fined for illegal waste storage and disposal - 28 Jan
Pollution costs Welsh landfill company £83k in fines and costs - 28 Jan
WRG fined £20k for landfill emissions - 19 Jan
Scrapco in Kent fined £23k for illegally processing metal and WEEE - 18 Jan
Illegal waste deposits costs Leicestershire skip operators £13k plus suspended sentence - 13 Jan 
£30k fine for illegal Lincolnshire waste business - 12 Jan
150 hour Community Order for running two illegal transfer stations - 12 Jan
Illegal waste deposit costs Hereford company £70k in fines and costs - 12 Jan
Easy Skips Director jailed for large scale illegal waste storage - 10 Jan
Vehicle hirer prosecuted for fly-tipping - 6 Jan
Pathetic fines handed out to illegal waste site operator - 5 Jan

2010

Scrap metal collector fined £1k for no Waste Carriers Licence - 8 Dec
Devon skip-hire boss jailed for 9 months for burning waste - 1 Dec
Contaminated glass for recycling costs company £7k - 30 Nov
Birmingham man ordered to pay £40k for string of flytipping offences - 22 Nov
Three scrap metal collectors fined £4k each for no waste carriers licence - 11 Nov
Essex skip company fined £10k for illegal waste site - 5 Nov
Corby transfer station office fined £7.5k for burning waste 'because it was cold' - 4 Nov
Contractor and farmer fined for illegal Dartmoor waste disposal - 3 Nov
Dorset waste company Director £3.5k fined for asbestos storage - 2 Nov 
Illegal waste site owner and skip operator in Surrey hit with £14k costs - 1 Nov
Skip hire company illegally burnt waste and buried asbestos - 28 Oct
Scrap metal dealer fined £5k for illegal microwave operation - 28 Oct
Illegal tip of commercial waste at CA site leads to costs of £4.6k - 22 Oct
Illegal storage costs Norfolk skip company £2.5k - 22 Oct 
Illegal waste carriers fined £2.5k and £2k - 15 Oct
Dumping asbestos costs roofing contractor £3.6k - 30 Sep
Grundon's fined £36k for breaching landfill permit conditions - 30 Sep
Rainham car breakers yard prosecuted for operating without a permit - 27 Sep
Farmer fined for burning commercial waste - 22 Sep
Illegal waste activity costs N Devon haulier £13k - 14 Sep
Suspended prison sentence for owners of a skip company in Bolton- 13 Sep
Former Devon waste boss fined £13.5k for waste storage offences - 8 Sep
Waste carrier fined for £2k for illegal dumping - 8 Sep
Company director sentenced to two year conditional discharge for waste tyre offences - 3 Sep
Hampshire Motel company fined £2.7k or burying hazardous waste in grounds - 20 Aug
Lack of transfer notes costs Leicester waste company £1k - 19 Aug
Pollution incidents under EPA s.33 costs bio-diesel plant operator £5k - 9 Aug
Dumping waste costs Derbyshire scaffolding firm 90k - 4 Aug
Lincolnshire construction company fined £22k for dumping hazardous waste - 2 Aug
Plastics recycling company AWS fined £23k for dust and litter offences - 2 Aug
Slough company and director fined for water pollution and haz waste offences - 22 Jul
Leicester waste company hit with £11.4k costs for disposal offences - 23 Jul
Paper pulp company ordered to pay £25k for exemptions offences - 16 Jul
Devon farmer ordered to pay £12k for illegal disposal - 16 Jul
Scrappie fined £10k for Hazardous Waste offences - 15 Jul
Jack Moody Ltd fined £92k for compost site smells and emissions - 14 Jul
Lincs waste company fined £6k for illegal tipping - 14 Jul
300 hours community service for flytipper 
- 8 Jul
West Yorks chemicals company has been fined £15k for permitting offences - 30 Jun
Fly-tipper fined £300 - 28 Jun
Illegal transfer station operated by handyman leads to £8k fine - 22 Jun
Flytipping costs skip company in Leicester £2.4k - 17 Jun
£315k in fines and costs for illegal Lancaster scrap yard - 15 Jun
Plymouth Council fined for selling WEEE to illegal operator - 11 Jun
9 companies and individuals fined total £74k for huge fly-tipping operation
 - 25 May
Suspended sentence for illegal waste transfer station - 28 May
Sand and gravel merchant ordered to pay £4.4k for illegally burning waste - 14 May
Fly tippers prosecuted - 13 May
Fridge recycler fined £15k with suspended jail sentence for illegal storage - 7 May
TEG Environmental fined £20k for compost storage breaches 
- 14 Apr
Rogue scrappie fined £600 for no carrier's licence - 7 Apr
Oxfordshire skip operator given suspended sentence and £18k fine - 26 Mar
12 month prison sentence for illegal storage of 550,000 tyres - 26 Mar
NE waste company NA Park fined £6k for Environmental Permit breaches - 18 Mar
Illegal waste operator fined £700 for burning caravans and no carriers licence - 18 Mar
Chemical company fined £4.5k for river pollution - 17 Mar
Small fines for skip company using illegal waste site - 3 Mar
Illegal breakers yard leads to £3.5k costs - 26 Feb
Halifax electrical retailer fined £4k for illegal storage - 22 Feb
£2.5k fine for illegal breakers yard
 - 22 Feb
Caravan sites owner fined £47.5k for illegal storage of waste 
- 10 Feb
£915 fine for unlicensed waste carrier 
- 9 Feb
Home car dismantler received community punishment order - 8 Feb
Fly tippers lorry to be destroyed - 29 Jan
Van man illegal waste operator sent to prison - 27 Jan
Egg company fined £2k for illegal land spreading - 25 Jan
Kings Skip Hire operator fined £10k for illegal waste storage - 22 Jan
Vegetable company prosecuted for gross pollution
 - 12 Jan
£6k fine for chicken slaughterhouse operating without Environmental Permit - 12 Jan
Suspended sentence for Waste Management business operating without EP or planning - 12 Jan

2009

£350 fine for illegal asbestos handling and storage - 15 Dec
Suspended prison sentence for dumping 10,000 tyres 
- 14 Dec
£2.5k fines and costs for burying up to 2,000 waste tyres in floor void - 11 Dec
Waste company fined £11k for dumping construction and demolition waste 
- 10 Dec
Composting company pays £40k fines and costs for odour problems - 7 Dec
£500 fine for illegal waste storage - 4 Dec
Prison for Yorkshire operator who fly-tipped 30,000 tonnes - 4 Dec
£10k in fines and costs for caravan park operator burning waste - 3 Dec
Illegal soil dumping cost builder £7k - 3 Dec
Farmer fined £4.5k with £10k costs for illegal landfill - 17 Nov
Poultry firm ordered to pay £5k for hazardous waste offences - 17 Nov
Prosecution construction site owner and contractor for pollution - 13 Nov
Waste producer, broker and contractor fined for breach - 11 Nov
Recycling business prosecuted for illegal storage of waste - 11 Nov
Skip hire business ordered to pay £13k for illegal transfer station - 10 Nov
WRG cautioned for breach of landfill permit - 10 Nov
Devon tree surgeon ordered to pay £1.1k for illegal bonfire - 6 Nov
Grimsby recycling company fined £30k for waste offences - 5 Nov
Plymouth man fined for having no waste carrier's license - 5 Nov
Illegal scrap car dealer fined £16k - 2 Nov
Pork company to pay £14k for pollution offences - 23 Oct
West Country hotel group fined £8k for illegal storage of waste - 22 Oct
Skip company fined £150 for illegal storage and burning of waste - 21 Oct
Animal carcass company fined £5k for stream pollution
 - 21 Oct
Skip operator ordered to pay £20k for illegal waste operation - 20 Oct
Biffa fined £55k for mishandling asbestos 
- 14 Oct
Illegal tyre storage earns 150 hours community service - 13 Oct
Community service order for Skip hire company director - 8 Oct
Bradford company fined for illegal landfill - 8 Oct
Compost company fined £22k for pollution and license offences - 8 Oct
Illegal tyre exports to Vietnam cost company £10k - 8 Oct
Operator of illegal transfer station for 15 years ordered to pay £60k - 5 Oct
Recycling centre operator fined £2k for odour offences - 1 Oct
Agricultural contractor fined for waste offences - 28 Sep
Skip operator jailed and lorry destroyed for illegal dumping - 23 Sep
ebay car parts dealer fined £2k - 9 Sep
Tyres buried in floor void leads to community work sentence - 7 Sept
Somerset landowner fined £1k for burying waste 
- 28 Aug
Transfer station boss fined £2.5k for waste offences - 25 Aug
Skip hire bosses ordered to hand over £234k for illegal waste storage - 20 Aug
Building contractor and development company fined £8k for illegal dumping - 14 Aug
Essex waste operator fined £12k for illegal storage - 12 Aug
Illegal vehicle dismantling operated as 'just a hobby' prosecuted 
- 12 Aug 
Corby man given 60 hours community service for fly-tipping 
- 12 Aug
Smethwick man fined £500 for carrying scrap with no Carriers License 
- 3 Aug
Birmingham skip company fined for illegal waste operation 
- 3 Aug
Owner of Cornish holiday park fined for waste offences 
- 31 July
Developer fined for sewage pollution - 23 July
£20k fine for disposal of drums containing hazardous waste - 23 July
Building company and Director fined £15k for illegal waste dumping - 21 July
£15k fine for illegal waste operation in Nottinghamshire - 21 July
Skip business fined £6k for illegal bonfire night waste fires 
- 20 July
Metals company fined over £15k for attempting illegal exports - 17 July
Two Derby men prosecuted for dumping domestic asbestos waste - 30 June
Recycling business that went bust and kept receiving waste fined £17k - 29 June
£2.4k fine for building contractor carrying waste but not registered as waste carrier - 19 June
£2k fine for illegal waste site operator in Cheltenham - 19 June

The EA have also released figures for the number of prosecutions and total fines for each year from 2004 - 2008

Year No. of prosecutions Amount in fines
2004 455 £1.425m
2005 514 £2.216m
2006 441 £2.203m
2007 510 £2.664m
2008 454 £3.156m

SEPA

2012

Doonin Plant gets recoprd £200k fine for illegal storage - 13 Dec
155 hours of community service for illegal tyre storage - 28 Nov
£400 fine for illegal waste site - 26 Sep
Farmer fined £2.5k for illegal disposal  - 18 Sep
Doonin Plant HIre Director found guilty of major environmental crime - 13 Sep
£750 fine for illegal waste burning - 30 Jul
Illegal burning costs Loanhead man 160 hour community service - 21 Jun
£3.2k fine for illegal waste operator who has had warnings going back to 2002 - 16 Apr
WRG fined £10.5k for landfill smell - 11 Apr

2011

£400 fine for Glasgow scrap yard ignoring suspension notice - 2 Nov
PPC prosecution costs Stranraer cheese company £20k - 19 Jul
Loanhead man fined £360 for illegal waste storage - 4 Jul
Businessman fined for failing to dislose environmental conviction - 15 Jun
Hamilton business woman fined paltry £300 for illegal waste storage - 27 May
Tyre recycling company Director fined £500 for failure to remove waste from site - 1 Apr
£600 fine for failure to move waste by fish farm - 9 Mar
TEG Environmental fined £14k for odour problems
 - 26 Jan
Community service for Fife businessman who illegally stored waste motor vehicles - 7 Jan

2010

Scrappie running illegal vehicle dismantling site fined £1.1k - 15 Dec
Tyre Disposal Services (Scotland) fined £600 for illegal waste tyre storage - 31 Aug
Scottish companies fined £113.5k for illegal disposal - 5 Aug
Demolition company fined £3.2k for burning waste - 19 Jul
Farmer fined £2.8k for illegal disposal of 20,000 tonnes of subsoil waste - 9 Jun
Illegal waste deposits cost man £1.6k 
- 18 May
Company Director fined £9k for illegal waste storage - 11 May
£500 fine for caravan park manager burning waste - 29 April
Fife scrap dealer guilty of breaching site licence conditions - 6 April
£800 fine for failure to remove controlled waste - 17 Feb
Banknock skip company fined £1.75k for illegal storage 
- 9 Feb
£600 fine for illegal disposal of waste - 12 Jan

2009

Man found guilty of keeping controlled waste in garden - 8 Dec
Energy company fined £20k for oil spill - 17 Nov
Camping site owner fined £1.6k for refusal to move waste - 2 Nov
Skip hire company fined £1k for failing to move waste - 18 Aug
Fife businessman fine £2.5k for illegally storing waste 
- 23 July
Greenock pair fined £400 each for flytipping tyres
 - 22 July
Aberdeen builder fined £6k for water contamination
 - 23 June
£6k fine for illegal disposal of sewage in Fraserburgh - 16 June

NIEA

2012

Transco Waste fined £6k for illegal waste storage - 20 Nov
£200 fine for not having waste carriers licence - 20 Nov
Car repair firm fined £300 for allowing unauthorised dealer to remove scrap - 12 Nov
£23k confiscation order for illegal waste activity - 19 Oct
£900 fine for illegal lorry breaker - 19 Oct
£30k fine for illegal disposal - 9 Oct
£120k confiscation order for Mayobridge recycling company - 24 Sep
Lisburn man fined £5k for illegal scrapyard - 18 Sep
£20k confiscation order for illegally dumping 11,000 tonnes of waste - 7 Sep
Property company fined £2k for flytipping - 15 Jun
Conditional discharge for Ballycastle man who disposed of 12,000 tonnes of waste on his own unpermitted land - 4 May
Car breaker fined £300 for lack of environmental permit - 2 Mar
Newry man fined £7.5k for illegally dismantling boat - 20 Feb
Londonderry farmer fined £500 for illegal disposal - 16 Feb

2011

Ballygowan skip hire company fined £13k for waste offences - 17 Nov
Ballynahinch man gets 4 month suspended sentence for flytipping skip waste - 7 Nov
Co Armagh farmer fined £16,000 for four waste offences - 19 Aug
Belfast development company fined £500 for waste offences - 14 Mar
Two companies fined total of £2.2k for waste offences - 11 Mar
£13k fines for Port of Londonderry unlicensed scrapyard operation - 21 Feb
Co Armagh businessman fined £2k for illegal waste storage - 14 Feb

2010

Co Down businessman fined £4.5k for illegal storage - 1 Nov
Strabane businessman and food company fined a £16k for illegal disposal - 21 Oct
£900 fine for illegal tyre disposal - 20 Sep
Scrap yard without waste management license fined £1k - 5 July
Scrap yard without waste management license fined £7.5k - 2 Jul
£500 fine plus confiscation order cost businessman £17k for flytipping 7,000 tonnes - 19 May
Building contractors fine £550 plus £20k confiscation orders for 250 tonne flytipping - 19 May
Businessman fined £k for waste storage offences - 10 May

2009

Restaurant couple fined £2.5k for pollution - 10 Nov
Poultry breeder fined £3k for pollution - 10 Nov
Farmer fined £1k for pollution - 2 Nov 
Suspended 6 month sentence for waste offences - 27 Oct
Recycling firm fined £15k for waste offences - 20 Oct
Quarry company fined £5kfor pollution offences - 19 Oct
Farmer fined £2.5k for pollution 
- 13 Oct
Farmer fined £200 for pollution - 12 Oct
Farmer fined £3.5k for pollution - 6 Oct
Illegal vehicle breaker fined £3k - 18 Sep
Man convicted of illegal dumping of 17k tonnes - 18 Sep
Car breaker fined £900 for waste offences - 8 Sep
£1,200 fine for illegal waste disposal in quarry - 7 Sep
Conditional discharge for illegal burying of 1,000 tonnes of waste - 28 Aug
Aghalee Man Fined £500 for Illegal Waste Disposal 
- 22 July
Strabane District Council fined £20.5k for waste offences - 29 June
£20k fine in Northern Ireland for flytipping - 15 June

HSE

2012

Two London companies fined £110k for waste chute incident - 19 Dec
Shovel-loader death costs skip company £170k - 17 Dec
Country Waste Management fined £20k for transfer station failings - 10 Oct
JFC Plastics ordered to pay £240k in fines and costs over workers death - 28 Sep
Poor site management costs Rugeley Environmental Waste Services £9k - 15 Aug
Recycling firm fined £50k after worker broke arm - 26 Jul
SITA fined £200k for workers death at baling site - 1 Jun
Pinden Ltd fined £10k for worker loss of arm - 18 May
Amber Services in S Wales fined £112k with £36k costs for workers death - 11 May
Risk of lead poisoning costs battery recycling company £85k - 23 Apr
Countrystyle Recycling hit with £16k cost after workers foot crushed - 4 Apr

2011

Worker falling from truck costs Neales Waste Management £26k - 29 Nov
Exeter waste transfer station operator fined £4.5k for reversing injury - 18 Oct
Reversing accident costs First Skips in Co Durham £7k - 30 Aug
£80k fine for Ayr recycling company whose lack of decent toilet facilities led to worker being crushed - 15 Aug 
Greenway Environmental and Pakawaste fined £224k for aerosol explosion - 28 Jul
Salisbury skip company fined £150k for death caused by exploding tyre - 25 Jul
Environcom fined £17k for waste appliances collapse injury - 15 Jun
Recycling company fined £12k for arm severing accident - 1 Jun
Solvent recovery company fined £150k for leakage - May
Ampthill Metal Recycling gets £37k fine and costs for ro-ro door jaw smash - 10 May 
Team Waste (Southern) Ltd fined £250k for death of member of public - 26 Apr
Asbestos exposure costs Acradia and shopfitter £35k - 17 Mar 
Director of asbestos survey firm fined £5k for failing to manage spread of asbestos - 11 Mar
Site manager sentenced after worker exposed to asbestos - 10 Mar
Coolrec UK fined £60k after worker lost arm - 9 Mar
Refurbishment company fined after exposing workers and the public to asbestos - 8 Mar
Spread of asbestos costs roofing firm £33k - 2 Mar
£15k fines for failure to manage asbestos - 8 Feb
Biffa fined £60k for NI death - 3 Feb
Metal recycler fined £200k for worker death - 31 Jan
Company, Director and NHS Trust fined £19k for asbestos offences - 19 Jan

2010

£440k fines over aerosol crushing death - 13 Dec
Aston University fined £4k for asbestos offences - 3 Dec
London waste company McGrath fined £14k after worker's legs crushed - 18 Nov
Fatal injury costs steel recycling company Celsa £236k - 17 Nov
Fridge recycling company fined £13k for lack of nitrogen controls - 8 Nov 
Smurfit-Kappa fines for conveyor belt injury - 13 Oct
Veolia fined £225 for litter picker death - 5 Oct
Defence contractor fined £33k for asbestos offences - 8 Sep
Shopfitting company fined £4k or incorrect asbestos management - 19 Aug
Pontypool building firm prosecuted for unlicensed asbestos work - 30 July
WSR Recycling fined £10k for worker's crushed leg - 21 June
Fingers chopped off at Roydon plastics recycling leads to £15k fine - 26 May 
SITA fined £210k plus £38k costs for death at landfill site - 24 May
Biffa fined £280k for Newbury CA site death - 19 April
EMR fined £8k for crushed hand - 19 April
SIMS fined £200k with £57k costs for lorry driver death 
- 14 April
AB Waste fined £12k for guardrail failure - 7 April
Recycling firm fined £40k for failure to safeguard chemicals used in arson attack 
- 26 Mar
Veolia fined £130k for bin man's death - 12 Feb
Matrix Direct Recycling and Director fined £145k for mercury poisoning - 5 Feb

Packaging Waste/WEEE Regulations prosecutions - all EA

2011

Non-registration costs Bristol kitchen import company £18k - 17 Oct
Packaging Enforcement Undertakings cost Invensys £21k - 22 Jul
Illegal issue of PERNs costs Greenstar £8k - 19 Jul
RFE International fitness equipment company fined £15k for non-registration - 4 Apr
Electronics company fined £14k for failure to register - 23 Mar
Failure to register 2006-9 costs Krispy Kreme Doughnuts £12k - 11 Mar
Failure to register costs Anderton Concrete Products in Leics £50k - 28 Jan

2010

Luxury ice cream supplier ordered to pay £17.5k - 26 Nov 
London restaurant chain hit with £25k costs for failing to register - 11 Nov
Nottinghamshire cycle company fined £34k for failing to register - 28 Oct
Farming company with 188 tonnes packaging fined £1k for failing to register - 22 Oct
Euro Car Parts fined £28k for failing to register 1998 - 2008 - 5 Oct
Kiddicare fined £6k for £4k savings by avoiding registration - 5 Oct
Wine import company ordered to pay £8.3k for failing to register from 2005 to 2007- 13 Sep
Frozen desserts company fined £20k for failing to register from 2003 - 2008 - 9 Sep
Wigan pie company ordered to pay £11.4k for failing to register - 3 Sep
Company ordered to pay £30k for packaging and WEEE offences - 3 Sep
Surrey food company hit with £7.5k costs - 26 Aug
Two Suffolk companies in same group prosecuted - 24 Aug
Flooring company ordered to pay £36k for 3 years failure to register - 22 Jul
Chicken processor fined £17.7k for failing to register - 10 May
Blackpool Pleasure Beach fined £6k for not registering in 2006 ans 2007 
- 8 Apr
Youngs brewery ordered to pay £30k for 2 years missed registration - 26 Mar
Printing press firm fined £16k for failing to register - 24 Feb
Food import company ordered to pay £8k for non-registration 
- 11 Feb
Brantano Shoes ordered to pay £30k for failing to register 
- 11 Jan
Wine importer fined £30k for failing to register - 6 Jan

2009

Dynamic Cassette fined £8k for failing to register in 07/08 - 7 Dec
Metal sheeting company fined £9.6k for failing for register 04-07 - 20 Nov
Slimming World fined £4k for failing to register in 2006 and 07 - 19 Oct
Garden machinery company ordered to pay £3.4k - 13 Oct
Dualit ordered to pay £23k for failure to register from 1997 - 15 Sep 
Hair care company fined £5.6k 
- 25 Aug
Camping shop ordered to pay £17k  - 20 Aug
Southampton plastics firm fined £5k - 13 Aug
Shoe shop fined £20k - 13 Aug
Red Bull fine record £271k - 28 July
The Big Prawn company fined £5.4k for failing to register - 23 June
Roadside Group garage operators fined £10k - 9 July
Freshtime fined £20k for failing to register - 23 June
£10k fine for packaging offences in Exeter - 19 June
Sutton Coldfield car parts company fined £15.4k - 18 May
£7k costs for Andover fashion company - 7 April
Storage solutions company ordered to pay £25k - 18 Mar
Soft drinks company fined £9k after failing to register 2004-2006 - 10 Mar
Toy wholesaler fined £14k - 17 Feb
Surrey wine distributor ordered to pay £33k - 22 Jan
First Choice coffee fined £15k for failure to register in 2006 and 2007 - 15 Jan

2008

Failure to register from 1997 costs Warwick company £32k - 3 Dec
Leics printing and packing company ordered to pay £16k - 20 Nov
Candarel manufacturer fined £54k for failing to register 2001-2006 - 28 Nov
Nut importer fined £14.5k for failure to register - 28 Nov
Packaging company fined £56k for failing to register 2000-2006 - 27 Nov

 


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