£20,000 fine in 'landmark' prosecution
Landfill operator Waste Recycling Group (WRG) Central has been fined £20,000 and ordered to pay costs of £8,619 in a "landmark" prosecution for gas emissions brought by the Environment Agency (EA).Newbury Magistrates’ Court heard that WRG manages the Hermitage Landfill site near Newbury. The site has been closed since 2004, when it was covered with a clay cap and restoration soils to completely
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