Why was there any need for clandestine dumping of material that wasn’t regarded as particularly harmful at the time? TCE was used as a general anaesthetic and as an analgesic during childbirth. Why would anyone go to the trouble and expense of illegal dumping?
A particular dislike of pregnant women? One rather sees their point at the moment.
But no, you are right, it is a steaming pile of horsefeathers and unedited, unsupervised, unscrutinised, unutterable (except they do stumble through the utterance) tosh. Bah. Gah. And that sort of unarticulated unapproving
Along with the invented money worries two years after Brian bought Home Farm, one year after his marriage to Jennifer, and just before he embarked on building a solar-heated swimming-pool in the garden.
How much would he have been paid for a small amount of dumping to fill in a pond? A few hundreds tops; not as much as the builders would have had to pay the council, or they wouldn’t have gone to Brian in the first place.
'Ow much to bury a steaming pile of horsefeathers? Asking for
the new editor a friend.
Landfill tax was only introduced in 1996. Before that dumping in commercial landfill wasn’t expensive. There would have been no reason to do a deal with Brian. It’s madness, utter madness
I didn’t know that detail. Thanks, Marjorie! May I use it at need?