Court fines firm £16,000 for fly-infested waste site, tyre fire risk

A waste management firm has been ordered to pay £26,000 after failing to heed EA warnings over fly infestation and tyre fire risk

Fly-infested mixed waste. Photograph: Environment Agency
The fly infestation lasted for ten days. Photograph: Environment Agency

A  waste company in the north-east has been fined after its illegal actions led to a fly infestation on one site and a fire risk on another.

Niramax Group Limited pleaded guilty at Teesside Crown Court on 15 January to breaching its environmental permit at its site at Monument Park, Washington.

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