The number of prosecutions, cautions, inspections and enforcement notices issued by the Environment Agency have all seen dramatic falls in recent years. Gareth Simkins investigates
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has said it will offer support to operators in implementing Scotland's 2021 biodegradable landfill ban, as part of its sector plan, published on Monday
A Stockton waste firm owner has been ordered to pay nearly £6,000 for abusive and threatening behaviour towards an Environment Agency officer
A skip hire company and its yard manager have been ordered to pay a total of £30,700 for operating a site without a permit and illegally depositing waste at a site in Cumbria
Serious and organised waste crime could be more deeply entrenched in the industry than first thought. Does the Environment Agency have what it takes to tackle it? Conor McGlone reports.
DEFRA has announced a tranche of new powers and guidance changes in a bid to tackle waste crime
EXCLUSIVE: Environment Agency waste enforcement officers have been assaulted or threatened more than 300 times over the past five years, the body has disclosed to ENDS. But only four prosecutions have been made
Assaults and threatening behaviour has taken a physical toll on officers enforcing environmental law, though prosecutions are rare, finds Gareth Simkins
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