Environment Southland’s controversial targeting of stock truck companies last winter has culminated in most of the ensuing court charges being withdrawn and festering resentment over the way the issue was handled.
In a joint Environment Southland and police operation, trucks laden with dairy cows were pulled over and checked for effluent discharge before and on Gypsy Day last year, when thousands of cows were transported throughout the region and the resources of the trucking companies were stretched to the limit.
Environment Southland issued 14 infringement notices against…
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