Upton compost site up in court

THE OWNERS of a compost site in Upton have appeared in court charged with disposing of hazardous waste without a licence.

Land Network Gainsborough Ltd appeared before Lincoln Magistrates Court on Tuesday 22nd May with William Butterworth, 69, from Kingsmoor Wharf in Devizes in Wiltshire and Lincoln Electric Ltd. Together, they face charges relating to depositing controlled waste without a permit, treating, keeping or disposing of hazardous waste without a licence and operating a waste facility without authorisation at Sturgate Airfield in Upton between 3rd June 2009 and 25th February 2010.

The case was adjourned until 2nd July so the prosecution can asses 1,155 pages of experts’ reports. No pleas have been entered.