NIEA press statement - Joint NIEA and PSNI operation

Date published: 17 December 2018

As a result of a recent joint operation (Monday 10 December) between the NIEA and the PSNI, officers attended a site in the Cullaville area of South Armagh where they seized three vehicles and associated equipment under Article 5E of the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997. As a criminal investigation is on-going no further details can be released.

NIEA remains committed to the disruption, deterrence and detection of all environmental offending and welcomes the public’s help in our efforts to protect the environment. 

You can contact NIEA’s Environmental Crime Unit by phone: 028 9056 9453 or by email:

Notes to editors: 

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