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Natural England and Environment Agency launch joint legal action in response to River Lugg damage

Natural England and the Environment Agency have announced today they are beginning legal action against a landowner for damage to a protected area of the River Lugg in Herefordshire.  The area is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) which means permissions need to be granted before work can take place. […]

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Discharge of raw sewage lands firm in hot water

Yorkshire Water has been fined £233,000 and ordered to pay £18,766.06 costs and £170 Victim Surcharge after it admitted to being responsible for a sewage leak that led to the deaths of hundreds of fish in Tong Beck, near Bradford. […]