EPA prosecutes Bailieboro Foods Limited

On 8th of December 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Bailieboro Foods Limited (P0406-04) at Virginia District Court, Cavan.

The Company pleaded guilty to:

• Failure to comply with Condition 1.5 of the IED Licence on the 27th of August 2014, in that emissions to water took place otherwise than as set out in that licence by way of discharge observed close the Bailieborough - Shercock Road (R178)

• Failure to comply with Condition 1.5 of the IED Licence on the 15th of September 2014, in that emissions took place otherwise than as set out in that licence by way of discharges observed from two concrete chambers within the integrated constructed wetlands. 

• Failure to comply with Condition 5.1 of the IED Licence on the 15th of September 2014, in that they failed to ensure that there were no emissions of environmental significance from the installation.

• Failure to comply with Condition 1.5 of the IED Licence from the 13th to 17th of October  2014, in that emissions to water took place otherwise than as set out in that licence by way of discharge from the raw water treatment plant.

• Failure to comply with Condition 5.1 of the IED Licence from the 13th to 17th of October 2014, in that they failed to ensure that there were no emissions of environmental significance from the installation.

 Judge Denis McLoughlin convicted Bailieboro Foods Limited and imposed fines of €1,000 on each of the charges.  The Agency was awarded its costs of €12,181.68.