Legal loophole limits punishment for fly-tipping

A demolition business which fly-tipped 50 drums of chemical waste in the Manchester area was fined £17,000 in October.

Details of the fly-tipping incidents were given in May (ENDS Report 208, p 15 ). One involved eight 45-gallon drums of waste containing low flash-point solvents which were dumped at a civic amenity site in Stalybridge in April. Some of the chemicals leaked from the drums, posing a hazard to employees and members o

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