Following its consultation held between November 2017 and February 2018, the Environment Agency (EA) has updated its Enforcement and Sanctions Statement and Enforcement and Sanctions Guidance so that the two documents are now combined into […]
The Environment Agency’s consultation on updating its enforcement and sanctions policy documents closed on 15 January 2018. This article considers the proposed changes.
Two contractors have been ordered to pay more than £180,000 in fines and costs for polluting groundwater with over 11,000 litres of diesel during the re-development of Christchurch Hospital, Dorset.
Plans to replace Scotland’s four environmental permitting regimes with a single, consolidated framework have been published for consultation by the Scottish Government and Scottish Environmental Protection Authority (SEPA).16 Jan 2017
A Skellingthorpe business has been fined £15,300 and ordered to pay more than £9,000 in costs for polluting 3.5km of local watercourse.
A water company has been fined £2m for polluting beaches after a pumping station failed during heavy storms. More than 20 Kent bathing beaches were closed to swimmers after a failure at Southern Water’s Foreness […]
The final stage of a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency, over illegal management of hazardous waste, has seen three companies fined a total of £354,000.
Rogue waste operator Stuart Allen has received a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £20,000 costs for running an illegal waste cooking oil storage and processing plant in the Dorset countryside.