St Regis ordered to pay £455,000

Paper recycling giant has been fined £162,100 for offences including record falsification and breaching permit conditions at its Higher Kings mill in Cullompton, Devon

Paper recycling giant St Regis has been fined £162,100 for offences including falsification of records and breaching permit conditions at its Higher Kings mill in Cullompton, Devon. The offences happened between 2005 and 2008.

Exeter crown court also imposed £68,000 in costs and a £225,000 confiscation order on the firm, bringing its total bill to over £450,000.

The confiscation is the second largest obtained by the Environment Agency, and the UK’s fourth largest fine under the EU pollution prevention and control regime or its UK predecessor, integrated pollution control.

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