Hugh O'Donnell
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Illegal landfill boss sentenced to four years in prison

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for dumping waste and money laundering.

Hugh O'Donnell led a group which dumped thousands of tonnes of building waste at illegal sites, including one near Reading the size of five football pitches.

The Environment Agency says it is the biggest case it has ever brought.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

  • 24 Jun 2011
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