EPA prosecutes Adhmaid Cill Na Martra Teoranta

On 15 December 2004 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Adhmaid Cill Na Martra Teoranta at Macroom District Court.  The Company pleaded guilty to:

• Failing to store materials awaiting disposal in an area protected against spillage and leachate run-off.

• Causing the pollution of two on-site wells, as well as the public water supply in Kilnamartra Village during December 2003.

Judge O’Connor imposed a fine of €500 in relation to the first offence and took the remaining two offences into consideration.  The Agency’s costs of €5,990.65 were also awarded.