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Prosecution of Glass Recovery Services Pty Ltd (126 Andrews Road, Penrith – SSD 5267, Penrith LGA)

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.

Page last updated: 11/04/2019