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Investigation after thousands of litres of fuel-laundering 'sludge' found on motorway

The ‘sludge’ material is believed to be the bv-product of illegal diesel laundering.

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AN INVESTIGATION IS under way after 45,000 litres of toxic sludge was found at a lay-by on the M1 in Louth this afternoon.

45 IBC storage tanks were found off the northbound lane, near Junction 20 for Jonesborough.

Council staff are currently at the scene .

The toxic sludge will be brought to the council yard in Dundalk this evening.

The ‘sludge’ material is believed to be the by-product of illegal diesel laundering.

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