Thorburn Bros pays almost £10,000 to wildlife trust to make amends for illegally dumping waste soils


 

Newcastle-based aggregates haulier Thorburn Bros has undertaken to pay £9,872 for environmental improvements at Northumberland Wildlife Trust, after the Environment Agency found it had illegally deposited 9,380 tonnes of waste soils at a quarry in Longframlington in 2018. The company agreed to make the payment after the Environment Agency found the company had been dumping waste soils from building sites at an old quarry, located on farmland in Longframlington, which was not covered by an environmental permit. The Environment Agency […]