Farmers fined after ‘catastrophic failure’ of slurry store polluted river

Farmers fined after ‘catastrophic failure’ of slurry store polluted river

Two farmers have pleaded guilty to polluting a river in a Ceredigion following the collapse of a slurry store leading to the release of approximately 75,000 gallons of slurry into the water.

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Factory behind Cathedral City’s best-selling Cheddar has poisoned fish

Factory behind Cathedral City’s best-selling Cheddar has poisoned fish

The factory making Cathedral City’s best-selling Cheddar cheese poisoned salmon, trout and other fish by polluting a river and gave residents headaches with a ‘foul’ stink, a court heard.

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Somerset supplier to national supermarkets fined for polluting watercourse

Somerset supplier to national supermarkets fined for polluting watercourse

Somerset farm business Alvis Brothers Ltd, of Lye Cross Farm, Redhill, has been ordered to pay £37,184 for polluting a tributary of the Congresbury Yeo.

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Environment Agency successfully prosecutes Severn Trent Water for sewage discharges

Environment Agency successfully prosecutes Severn Trent Water for sewage discharges

Severn Trent Water fined £1.5 million for illegal sewage discharges. Approx 360,000 litres of sewage discharged into one brook

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Gloucester man ordered to pay almost £11,000 for fishing for eels illegally

Gloucester man ordered to pay almost £11,000 for fishing for eels illegally

A Gloucestershire fisherman who lured valuable elvers into his illegally-placed fishing net instead caught a 5-figure legal bill.

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Housing company fined for polluting watercourse

Housing company fined for polluting watercourse

Miller Homes Limited has been fined £200,000 for polluting a Huddersfield watercourse for more than 1km, after an investigation by the Environment Agency

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