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Recycling firm fined for flammable material used in arson attack

A York hazardous waste recycling company was today fined £40,000 for failing to safeguard flammable liquid that was used in an arson attack on the business.

BCB Environmental Management Limited, based at Marston Business Park, Rudgate in Tockwith, pleaded guilty to breaching regulations 6 and 7 of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) after illegally processing drums of volatile chemicals close to unprotected electrical equipment and forklift trucks.

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