On 23 July 2018, Glass Recovery Services Pty Ltd (GRS) was convicted of the following three offences in the Downing Centre Local Court and the Court imposed penalties as set out below:
i. failure to construct a dedicated turning lane to access the site on Andrews Road contrary to the consent – fine of $20,000;
ii. failure to operate water sprays to control dust emissions contrary to the consent – fine of $10,000; and
iii. failure to cover external stockpiles to reduce dust emissions contrary to condition consent – fine of $10,000.
In addition, the Court noted the defendant’s agreement to pay the prosecutor’s costs of $30,000. The Department is continuing to monitor this development.
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