Businessman prosecuted for waste offences that led to formaldehyde spill

A fire at a Middlesbrough chemical put people’s health at risk and almost led to a major pollution incident

by Conor McGlone
Brian Hannon was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for 18 months at Teesside Crown Court. Photograph: Mick Garratt/geograph.org.uk
Brian Hannon was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for 18 months at Teesside Crown Court. Photograph: Mick Garratt/geograph.org.uk

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