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A Pimlico woman has been fined in Ballina Local Court for ‘actively recruiting’ a company to remove 200 tonnes of demolition waste from a Coles liquor outlet and store it on flood-affected land at a Pimlico property.

Ballina Local Court found on Friday that despite knowing she needed a permit to dispose of the waste Verna Wall failed to do so until she was caught by council officers.

Ms Wall was fined $7,500 and had costs awarded against her.

The company she hired, Chambers Constructions, was previously fined $6,000.


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