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Welsh Water fined after chemical spillage kills fish

Welsh Water fined after chemical spillage kills fish

The operator of a water treatment plant has been fined £40,000 after a chemical spillage killed more than 500 fish. It happened at Welsh Water’s Felindre water treatment works just […]

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Two firms fined £15k after slurry pollutes river

Two firms fined £15k after slurry pollutes river

A Samlesbury firm has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 after farm slurry polluted waterways in the county and could have killed fish in the River Ribble. Withgill Farm […]

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Carlisle Dairy Farm gives back to local environment after polluting river with slurry

Landspreading affected a tributary of the River Eden The Glebe Farm, Hethersgill, near Carlisle, has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident when farm slurry entered Highberries Beck, a […]

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United Utilities gives back to local environment after polluting river with ferric solution

United Utilities gives back to local environment after polluting river with ferric solution

United Utilities PLC has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident where spill of acidic ferric salt solution from Rivington Water Treatment Works caused a significant fish kill in […]

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Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water has been hit with a record £126m punishment for spills of wastewater into the environment from its sewage plants and for deliberately misreporting its performance. The penalty will […]

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‘Man with a Van’ fly-tipped in East Yorkshire layby – resident fined

‘Man with a Van’ fly-tipped in East Yorkshire layby – resident fined

AN EAST Yorkshire resident has been fined after hiring a rogue ‘Man with a Van’ who then fly-tipped his rubbish. Thomas Mavin, of High Street, Holme On Spalding Moor, paid […]

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