£40k penalty for illegally burning waste
A skip hire company that claimed a fire on its site had been started by a 'stray firework', has been ordered to pay £40,000 after aerial photography proved it regularly burned wasteLincolnshire firm Forceshift and its owner, Ronnie Bennet, pleaded guilty to breaching the company’s environmental permit by burning waste, despite being warned by the Environment Agency that it was i
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