EPA prosecutes Padraig Thornton Waste Disposal Limited

On 11 September 2006 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Padraig Thornton Waste Disposal Limited at Dublin Metropolitan District Court.  The Company pleaded guilty to exceeding the tonnage of waste it was allowed to accept over the twelve-month period for the year 2005.

On hearing details of the offence from an EPA inspector, Judge Sheridan imposed a fine of €1,500 and EPA’s costs of €4,642 were also awarded.