HMRC senior investigation officer Derek Dubery
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Large diesel laundering plant found in south Armagh

The largest amount of toxic waste from fuel laundering ever found in the UK has been discovered in south Armagh.

Customs officials have said the discovery has averted "a potential environmental disaster".

HMRC senior investigation officer Derek Dubery said: "This is going to cost £400 per tonne to clean up and there are 50 tonnes. That's a lot of money that could be spent on more essential public services."

BBC News NI's Gordon Adair reports.