‘People must report those who dump toxic waste’ – Donnelly

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Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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SDLP Newry and Mourne Councillor Geraldine Donnelly has reacted angrily to news that the actions of fly-tippers of toxic waste are costing taxpayers in the area tens of thousands of pounds. Councillors were sent information by council officers last week which showed that there had been five incidents reported in the last 24 hours alone and that over £40K was spent disposing of the waste in the last month.

Speaking to Newry Times, Donnelly blasted, “People need to be aware of the cost to the public purse that the irresponsible actions of these criminals is generating and help stop them. Gallons and gallons of fuel waste and other hazardous material is being left on an almost daily basis on our roads and I personally am furious that those who perpetrate the fly-tipping aren’t being caught.”

“I urge people in the strongest possible terms to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity they see to the police. Remember that you can give information anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.”

“Only by bringing to book the people who leave dangerous waste on our roadsides can we ensure that tens of thousands of pounds of our taxes can be released to pay for local services,” he added.


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