TWO senior figures at a Powys waste company - as well as the company itself – have appeared in court charged with environmental breaches.

James Edward Potter, 64, and David Williams, 56, of Sundorne Products (Llanidloes) Ltd, appeared at Llandrindod Wells Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, March 13, where the case against them was sent to the crown court.

Both men face a total of 18 charges, with the company itself facing an identical 18 charges.

The offences relate to contravening environmental permits and forging documents at its Bryn Posteg landfill site, near Llanidloes.


Potter, of Tudor Croft, Leighton, near Welshpool, is a director at the company, while Williams, of Tai Berllan, Hope Hours, Welshpool, is one of its principal officers.

The company itself is headquartered at Potter House, Henfaes Lane, Welshpool.

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The offences are alleged to have been committed between January 2014 and April 2019.

Andrew Thomas, representing both men and the company, said no pleas were to be entered this week. He said the case was suitable for summary trial.

Magistrates declined jurisdiction and sent the case to the higher court. Both men will appear for an initial hearing at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court on April 10.