EPA Prosecutes Eras Eco Limited
Hearing Date: November 01, 2019
On 1st of November 2019 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Eras Eco Limited, Foxhole, Youghal, County Cork at Youghal District Court.
Eras Eco Limited pleaded guilty to breaches of conditions of its Industrial Emissions Licence (W0211-01) by:
- Failing to comply with Condition 5.2 of its Industrial Emissions Licence, in that emissions of odours from the activities carried on at the site resulted in an impairment of, or an interference with amenities or the environment beyond the facility boundary within the period commencing on the 7th June 2018 and ending on the 4th July 2018.
- Failing to comply with Condition 8.6 of its Industrial Emissions Licence, in that they failed to ensure that waste was stored in designated areas, protected as may be appropriate against spillage and leachate run-off, on the 4th July 2018.
- Failing to comply with Condition 3.24.1 of its Industrial Emissions Licence, in that they failed to ensure that all doors to the waste recovery and transfer buildings were kept closed where possible on the 3rd July 2018.
Judge Finn convicted Eras Eco Limited on all charges and imposed total fines of €3,750. Costs were also awarded.