Pair must pay £240k for injecting raw sewage and abattoir waste into Cornish farmland

Pair must pay £240k for injecting raw sewage and abattoir waste into Cornish farmland

Two men have been told to pay more than £240,000 for running an illegal scheme which saw raw sewage, abattoir washings and other substances "injected" into the Cornish countryside.

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Quarry company fined after River Bann tributary polluted by discharge

Quarry company fined after River Bann tributary polluted by discharge

A quarry company has been fined after part of a tributary of the River Bann was polluted by discharge from one of its pipes.

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Farming company fined for polluting Somerset watercourse

Farming company fined for polluting Somerset watercourse

Magistrates have ordered the company to pay £34,000 in the case brought by the Environment Agency

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Persimmon Homes fined more than £430,000 for Monmouthshire river pollution offences

Persimmon Homes fined more than £430,000 for Monmouthshire river pollution offences

Persimmon Homes has been fined more than £430,000 after pleading guilty in relation to several river pollution incidents in Monmouthshire, South Wales, in 2019.

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Over 140 fish killed in pollution incident at North Wales river

Over 140 fish killed in pollution incident at North Wales river

43 brown trout were thought to have died after sediment entered the water

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

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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