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Prison sentence for illegal waste site operator

A man from Buxton has received a five month prison sentence for illegally operating a waste site.The Environment Agency brought Timothy Birchenough to Nottingham Crown Court to be charged under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.Birchenough operated an illegal waste site at Wibbersley Farm, Buxton. He did not have a waste management licence, which is a requirement for all sites which receive and store waste. Birchenough had been prosecuted ...