Waste tyre mountain leads to prison
Hamilton sheriff court has jailed a former director of Earthmover Tyre Recycling for 14 months and fined the firm £195,000 for illegally depositing and keeping controlled waste.Paul Cook pleaded guilty to two offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 for depositing and keeping controlled waste on land without a waste management licence between October 2012 and Apr
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