Welsh farmer handed year-long conditional discharge for illegally storing waste

A Flintshire farmer has been given a conditional discharge and fined two thousand pounds for storing waste without an environmental permit

Farmer in north Wales fined and conditionally discharged for waste offences. Photograph: Steven Heap/123RFA farmer based in Mold has been handed a 12-month conditional discharge for storing oil drums, tarmac, kerbstones, and construction and demolition waste illegally.  

Richard Eifion Jones was also fined £2,100 at Mold Magistrates Court on 15 May after pleading guilty to storing waste without a permit on his Gwernymynydd farm on 13 January 2016.

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