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Fears that dumped waste could be set to stay




The waste pile at Bowbridge Road, Newark. 130917LSP1-2
The waste pile at Bowbridge Road, Newark. 130917LSP1-2

Two thousand tonnes of waste dumped in Newark look set to remain for some time to come.

It has been revealed that no prosecutions are to be brought in relation to the dumping of waste at a site on Bowbridge Road more than 2½ years ago.

The Environment Agency raided two sites in Newark ­— Bowbridge Road and at Quarry Farm, Bowbridge Lane ­— in March 2015 as part of Operation Encore, targetting what it understood to be the illegal dumping of waste on an industrial scale nationally to avoid landfill costs.


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