Oil from a waste treatment plant in Ipswich polluted four miles of the River Orwell and Contaminated 12 swans, one of which died. Ipswich Magistrates’ Court heard that the company responsible had failed to manage […]
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is investigating reports of a slurry spill which has entered a river in the Towey Valley. Early Indications are that 10,000 gallons of slurry has entered a stream known locally as […]
In a case brought by the Environment Agency, Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Water) were fined £220,000 and ordered to pay costs of £27,000 at Guildford Crown Court on 16th February 2014 for polluting the […]
The Forestry Commission in Wales has apologised after it was fined £24,000 in court for polluting a 20 Mile (33 km) stretch of a waterway in Powys.
It is a common misconception that the purpose and main role of the Environmental Regulator (EA, NRW, SEPA) is to prosecute people and companies who pollute the environment. In fact the role of the Environmental Regulator […]