Waste probe police raid White Lund

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POLICE swooped on land and buildings in Morecambe as part of a probe into illegal dumping of waste.

Two warrants were executed under the Theft Act 1968 and Environment Act 1995.

A comprehensive search of the extensive industrial site on White Lund Avenue also involved Environment Agency and trading standards officials.

As a result numerous offences under the Environment Act were identified including the unauthorised or harmful deposit, treatment or disposal of controlled waste, disposal of hazardous asbestos waste and offences in relation to contamination of land and waste disposal licensing.

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