EPA prosecutes Kildare Chilling Company

On 14 May 2009 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Kildare Chilling Company at Kildare District Court.  The Company pleaded guilty to:

• Causing or permitting emissions to a sewer that exceeded the ELV on three separate occasions.
• Failing to carry out monitoring and analysis of emissions to sewer.
• Failing to record all sampling, analysis, measurements, examinations, calibrations and maintenance carried out and to maintain such records on site for inspection by the Agency.

On hearing details of the offences, Judge Zaidan imposed a fine of €3,000 for each charge and awarded EPA costs of €8,500.