Waste criminal jailed for six months

A woman has been sentenced to six months imprisonment after storing waste illegally. Hull Crown Court ruled Nessa Anne Thompson of Thompson Waste Recycling Ltd put the Scunthorpe community and environment at risk. She pled guilty to two offences and was disqualified from being a director for a period of seven years. A waste site at Winterton […]

Stronger link found between air pollution and health risk

Dodgy air quality is an even bigger health risk than we thought, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). New research released by the body yesterday shows long-term exposure to fine particles (PM2.5) – commonly found in WHAT – can prompt childhood diseases like asthma as well as atherosclerosis and even trigger adverse birth outcomes. […]