Dyeworks fined £40,000 after breaching regulatory threshold

Leicester-based Euro Dyers has been ordered to pay almost £60,000 for running a substantial industrial operation without a suitable environmental permit in a residential area

Euro Dyers' unsuitable chemical storage
Euro Dyers stored the chemicals it used inappropriately

Leicester-based Euro Dyers has been ordered to pay almost £60,000 for running a substantial industrial operation without a suitable environmental permit in a residential area.

The firm pleaded guilty to breaching regulations 12(1)(a) and 38 (1)(a) of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 on Wednesday last week. Leicester Magistrates’ Court imposed a fine of £40,000 with costs of £19,084 and a £175 victim surcharge.

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