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Cost of environmental crime drops

By Greg PitcherMore than half of waste sites break the terms of their permit yet fines for environmental offences are falling.These shocking results were revealed in the Environment Agencys (EAs) sixth Spotlight on Business report last week.The environmental-law enforcement body found that 57% of waste-management facilities breached their licence terms in 2003.And it insisted that law-breakers must be dealt with more severely, after discovering ...