EA spent £2m of taxpayer money clearing abandoned waste sites

The Environment Agency has been making use of a low-profile “contingency framework” to clear non-compliant waste sites where it has failed to recoup the money from those responsible

by Conor McGlone
The Waste4Fuel site near Orpington regularly caught on fire before the EA intervened. Photo: @n_s_martin
The Waste4Fuel site near Orpington regularly caught on fire before the EA intervened. Photo: @n_s_martin

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