First Variable Monetary Penalty served by SEPA for landfill odours at Glasgow site
A landfill site in Glasgow has been served with a civil penalty fine of £6,200 following a breach of its environmental permit which resulted in the release of odours that affected local communities over a period of eight days in June 2021 and saw 138 complaints.Site visits conducted by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) in March 2021 identified concerns that a new tipping area at the landfill site, known as the Cell 10 Extension, was close to
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