Discharge breach costs £33,621
Polluting a brook with clay material from its Knutton Quarry site at Newcastle-under-Lyme has cost Ibstock Bricks more than £33,000.The company, which pleaded guilty to breaching the site’s environmental discharge consent, was fined £27,000 and ordered to pay costs of £6,501.25 and a £120 victim surcharge. Stafford Magistrates’ C
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