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Directors accused over waste.

TWO directors of a Flintshire waste company were accused of running it in a manner likely to harm the environment or human health - and without a proper permit.

Richard Paul Baison, 63, of Pendleton Avenue, Rossendale, Lancs and Peter John Ogg, 58, of Dinorwic St, Southport, appeared at Caernarfon Crown Court yesterday on the first day of a threeweek trial.

They denied both charges in a prosecution by Natural Resources Wales (NRW).

Prosecutor Christopher Stables said the two were directors of Lancashire Fuels 4U Ltd (LF) which had since gone into liquidation. He said the defendants moved into the former Bostik glue factory site in August 2013, planning to convert waste into fuel pellets and briquettes.

Mr Stables said LF had taken in substantial amounts of waste without applying for a permit which was illegal. Because the site was near to the Dee Estuary, they needed a "bespoke" environmental permit (EP).

The NRA issued LF with a notice to remove the waste by the end of January 2014 and not accept or treat waste at the site. He said "a serious fire" on the site in May 2014 started in illegal waste which threatened both human health and polluted the environment and water. The case continues.

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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Date:Sep 16, 2015
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