Does DEFRA’s plan to combat waste crime target the ‘real criminals’?

DEFRA’s latest consultation on waste crime includes proposals on operator competency and new guidance for the EA but with no mention of a reform to the carriers, brokers and dealers regime, does it go far enough? Conor McGlone reports

Environment Agency officers at work
Operator competency will be tightened up under the proposals

DEFRA’s plans for tackling waste crime have been widely criticised by major players in the industry. They contend it lacks action on the carriers and brokers regime,

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