Does the EA have the firepower to bring down the ‘waste mafia’?

Environment Agency chief James Bevan has pledged to bring down the waste mafia ‘Al Capone-style’, but does he have a big enough arsenal to do it? Conor McGlone investigates.

by Conor McGlone
More than 260 tonnes of rubbish were dumped in Surrey over a 10-day period this month. Photograph: Environment Agency
More than 260 tonnes of rubbish were dumped in Surrey over a 10-day period this month. Photograph: Environment Agency

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