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Illegal waste racket destroyed

A long-standing illegal waste racket has been smashed by the Environment Agency, leading to a host of fines and sentences.More than 1,000 tonnes of waste was disposed of on unlicensed farmland near Padstow in north Cornwall over at least a year up to January 2003.Treveglos Farm owner Richard Bennett was fined £10,000 for depositing waste on unlicensed land and £2,500 for keeping controlled waste on unlicensed land. His son, Ernest Bennett, was fined £5,000 for depositing ...