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Tougher penalties to crack down on waste crime

Published: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 18:25:09

Defra has launched a consultation on how to target criminals who profit from polluting the environment by illegally dumping waste.

Illegally dumped waste can be found anywhere, from roadsides and lay-bys to private land and can range from large domestic items such as fridges and mattresses, to garden refuse and tyres.
To read more visit the Defra website.

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