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Waste Carriers Invited to Participate in Consultation Seminars

DEFRA STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP SEMINARS ON THE WASTE CARRIERS/STOP, SEARCH AND SEIZURE CONSULTATION Defra launched a second consultation on 13 June 08 on Controls on the Handling Transfer and Transport of Waste. The consultation closes on 8 September 2008. A small number of seminars are being held in August and September aimed at local authorities, the […]

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£1.2m in Assets Seized from Illegal Landfill Operator

Exeter Crown Court has ordered the seizure of nearly £1.2 million in assets from the operator of an illegal landfill site in Devon. “The scale of illegal tipping at this site is the worst I have encountered”; said Adrian Evans, Environment Agency. As sentencing was carried out today, John Craxford and his company John Craxford […]

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