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Kilkeel man sentenced for waste offences

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

On 16 September 2009 Mr Patrick McComiskey, (55), of Ballynahatten Road, Kilkeel was found guilty by a jury on two counts of breaching the Waste and Contaminated Land Order (NI) 1997.

Notes to editors:

1. Mr McComiskey was found guilty on two charges under the following Articles of the Waste and Contaminated Land (NI) Order 1997:

i) 4(1) b, - keeping controlled waste in or on land unless a waste management licence authorising the deposit is in force and the deposit in accordance with the licence.

ii) 4(1) c - One charge under Article 4(1) c, i.e. treating, keeping or disposing of controlled waste in a manner likely to cause pollution of the environment or harm to human health.

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