Posts Tagged ‘Investigating’

County Durham farmer fined £1,600 over illegal waste operation

Comments Off | 05-17-2014

A County Durham farmer has been fined £1,600 for operating a waste treatment facility without a legal permit.
Stephen Anthony Suddes, 52, of Thornley Pit House Farm, near Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, was handed the fine by Darlington Magistrates on 12 May after an illegal waste fire was seen on his land in May 2012.
Chris Bunting,

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Northumbrian Water Ltd fined £30,000 over pollution incidents

Comments Off | 04-24-2014

Northumbrian Water Ltd has been fined a total of £30,000 for two sewage pollution incidents that happened last year.
In two separate cases that were both heard before Peterlee Magistrates’ Court on 22 April, the water company admitted and was sentenced for two offences of discharging polluted matter into watercourses.
Chris Bunting, prosecuting for the Environment Agency,

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