FOI Request - Waste Crime in Scotland

Request 101000278606

This information is required to inform an assessment of waste crime in Scotland.  If possible, could you please specify how many reports have been reported by the Council for EPA section 33 offences, section 34 offences?

1. How many investigations were initiated by the council into offences contrary to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 for financial years 2010 – 2011, 2011 – 2012 , 2012 – 2013, 2013 – 2014?

2. How many of these investigations resulted in a report being submitted to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service?

Response 16-09-2014

1. Environmental Health Section have not initiated any investigations of the type referred to in this FOI in the specified time period.

Fixed Penalty Notices issued for fly-tipping as follows:

2009-1
2010-nil
2011-5
2012-2
2013-3

2. None

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