EPA Prosecutes Rilta Environmental Limited (W0192-03)

Hearing Date: February 11, 2022

On 11th February 2022 the Environmental Protection Agency prosecuted Rilta Environmental Limited, Greenogue Business Park, Greenogue, Rathcoole, County Dublin at Dublin Metropolitan District Court.


Rilta Environmental Limited pleaded guilty to breaching a condition of its Industrial Emissions Licence (W0192-03) by:


  • Failing on the 13th day of March 2019 to comply with Condition 11.11(iv) of its Industrial Emissions Licence, in that, a full record was not kept on site on matters relating to the waste management operations and practices containing details of the ultimate disposal/recovery destination facility for liquid mercury waste and its appropriateness to accept the consigned waste stream.


Judge Halpin convicted Rilta Environmental Limited on the above charge and imposed a fine of €1,000.  Costs were also awarded.