Chemical waste leak costs Lanstar £78,000

Waste treatment company Lanstar has been fined £30,000 with costs of £47,560 after an ageing tank leaked waste including creosote at its Cadishead site. Lanstar contested the case, claiming that the creosote was a saleable product and therefore not "waste" - despite it having been mixed with other wastes and abandoned for several years.

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