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Five people arrested after 96 hazardous waste drums found

Five people have been arrested in connection with the organised dumping of hazardous waste in remote areas of Shropshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire earlier this year.Three men aged 37, 41 and 48 were arrested on 19 November and another 41-year-old man and 44-year-old woman from Bolton were detained earlier today (23 November). All have been apprehended on suspicion of committing environmental offences and bailed until 2 March. Police, with help from ...