Retailer's £185k fine cut in half
Discount retailer Trago Mills has had its fine for illegally dumping and burning thousands of tonnes of waste halved by Exeter Crown CourtThe southwest-based company appealed the fine of £185,000 imposed by magistrates in September 2011 after pleading guilty to five offences under the Environment Protection Act 1990. An Environment Agen
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