The owner of a dry cleaning business was convicted in his absence at Dundalk district court of breaching the Air Pollution Act.
The court heard last Thursday that an official from Louth County Council’s Environment Section inspected the premises of Noel McKeever trading as DeLuxe Laundrette, Stapleton Court, Dundalk on the 21st of September last year.
He said on the date in question the defendant did not have such a certificate in relation to a dry cleaning machine.
Judge Patrick Clyne imposed a €500 fine plus €663 in costs and legal expenses.
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