Welsh wood recycling firm fined after causing two fires

A company whose offences led to a fire in Newport that lasted for six weeks has been successfully prosecuted by Natural Resources Wales

South Wales Wood Recycling pleaded guilty to breaching its permit conditions and keeping controlled waste in a manner likely to cause pollution or harm to human health. Photograph: Natural Resources WalesA wood recycling company has been ordered to pay almost £30,000 for waste offences that led to fires at two of its sites in Wales.

South Wales Wood Recycling Ltd was fined a total of £20,000 with £9,000 costs at Newport Magistrates Court on 10 November.

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