New waste fine - total payout £4,427

Environmental health officers from Stroud District Council visited local firm KB Coaches on 10 January, finding a large waste fire emitting dark smoke. At a hearing on 1 July, the company pleaded guilty to breaching the Environmental Permitting Regulations and the Clean Air Act.

Sector: Waste

Total payout: £4,427

Type: Prosecution

Date: July 2019

Location: England

Offender: KB Coaches

Description of offence: Disposing of controlled waste in a manner likely to cause pollution of the environment or harm to human health, in breach of section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, and to emitting dark smoke from trade premises, contrary to section 2(1) of the Clean Air Act 1993        .

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