St Regis found guilty of falsifying effluent data

The UK's largest paper recycling firm frequently broke pollution limits at one of its mills between 2005 and 2008. It also falsified data submitted to the Environment Agency.

St Regis paper mill, courtesy of Express and EchoSt Regis – the UK's largest waste paper recycler – has been found guilty of falsifying effluent quality records for one of its mills.

On 18 October, a jury at Exeter crown court found the firm guilty of three charges of making false records; an offence under regulation 32 of the Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000.

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