EPA Prosecutes Oxigen Environmental

On 6 May 2015 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Oxigen Environmental at the Four Courts, Dublin. 

The Company pleaded guilty to

  • Holding waste in a manner that caused or was likely to cause environmental pollution in that the quantity of waste held, the duration of holding and the manner holding was likely to endanger human health or harm the environment by risk of fire, surface water contamination and nuisance through odour on 9 October 2013, 24 – 25 October 2013 and 12 November 2013 contrary to the provisions of Section 32(1) (b) of the Waste Management Act 1996(as amended).

Judge O’Neill convicted the Company and imposed a fine of €2,000 on each of the three charges.  Agency costs of €12,000 were also awarded.