Waste Scam Warning for Lincolnshire Farmers and Landowners

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Waste Scam Warning for Lincolnshire Farmers and Landowners

April 6, 2017

Farmers in Lincolnshire are being warned by the Environment Agency to avoid a new scam that will leave them with large clean-up costs.

 

In the last week the Environment Agency’s environmental crime team have dealt with two incidents where farmers have been approached and asked if they want tarmac road planings that can be used to repair roads and farmyards on their land.  After accepting the offer and cash they found bales of landfill waste dumped on their land instead of the expected road planings, leaving them with an environmental liability and a bill to transport and remove the waste to an authorised disposal site.

 

See the full article here https://www.gov.uk/government/news/waste-scam-warning-for-lincolnshire-farmers-and-landowners.

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