Environment Agency

Rethinking Waste Crime – ESA report May 2017

On May 9, 2017, in Environment Agency, Fly-tipping, Legislation, by PeterSilverman
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We are experiencing a systematic failure in the waste management sector.

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Highways England new Ops Director urged to prosecute under EPA S34

On November 10, 2016, in Environment Agency, Highways Agency, Highways England, Legislation, Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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Highways England can prosecute waste transporters who allow refuse to escape onto the highway

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EPA S34 – Duty of care etc as respects waste

On October 28, 2016, in Environment Agency, Legislation, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 imposes a number of duties on anyone who imports, produces, carries, keeps, treats or disposes of controlled waste

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Waste escaping from transporters – only two prosecutions ever by Environment Agency

On October 27, 2016, in Environment Agency, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Apart from this the only other prosecution was as a result of a complaint made by me in 2003

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Environment Agency admit they are no longer rescourced to prosecute waste transport vehicles operators

On August 31, 2016, in Environment Agency, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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The Environment Agency no longer prosecute waste transport vehicle operators who allow their loads to escape onto the highway

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Waste transport vehicles – update

On May 19, 2016, in Environment Agency, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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I phoned the Environment Agency hotline on 6th May 2016 to report Waste falling from transporter on M40 I was told that only deal with waste from licensed sites. I was told to ring the police on 101. I asked to speak to a supervisor and was given the same advice. Thames Valley Police however said […]

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Environment Agency asked to investigate breaches of EPA S33 by Westminster and Brighton Councils

On May 11, 2015, in Environment Agency, EPA S33, Local Authorities, Trade Waste, by PeterSilverman
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Environment Agency asked to investigate breaches of EPA S33 by Westminster and Brighton Councils

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Litter from commercial vehicles including waste transporters

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Public authorities seem to have lost interest in pursuing commercial vehicle operators who fail to secure their loads and litter the highways

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Rubbish falling from waste carrier on M4

On September 20, 2012, in Environment Agency, M4, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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E-mail to the Environment Agency reporting rubbish falling from waste carrier on M4

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