EPA prosecutes Shannonside Milk Products Limited

On 14 October 2011 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Shannonside Milk Products Limited at Ballaghadereen District Court.  The Company pleaded guilty to:

1. Diverting emissions from the installation to the lagoon/wetland.

2. Permitting a specified emission from the installation which exceeded the emission limit values set out in Schedule B of the licence relating to emissions to water.

On hearing details of the offences Judge Brown imposed a fine of €500 on each of the charges.  EPA costs of €4,903.50 were also awarded.