Fine for businessman operating an illegal waste site

A businessman in Telford has been ordered to pay £4500 in fines for operating a waste site illegally without an environmental permit. in addition, the operator of the site was ordered to pay £7101.65 prosecution costs and 3120 sucrcharge.

In December 2016, Environmental Agency Officers inspected the site to find large amounts of waste stored, with stockpiles of up to 3 to 4 metres in height. After attempting to visit in 2017, a successful visit was carried out in March 2019 revealing that 80% of the waste from 2016 still remained.