Modest pollution in many English rivers is enough to kill 80% of eggs, increasing concerns over insects which are vital to all ecosystems
A Leeds-based house building company has been fined £120,000 for illegally polluting a watercourse from a Huddersfield construction site. Company failed to control silt run-off from its Farriers Croft estate.
Interserve Construction Limited (ICL) has been fined £54,000 with £5,955 costs after admitting a single incident of discharging silt-laden water into a tributary of the River Rother in Burwash, East Sussex on 1 October 2014.
Allma Construction Limited received the fine on Wednesday (November 23) at Glasgow Sheriff Court for “discharging surface water run-off contaminated with suspended solids into the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch on various dates between 26 June […]
Environment officers are investigating the source of silt pollution in Deeside. Silt can harm wildlife in rivers and have long-lasting effects on fish spawning grounds as it smothers the gravel in which fish lay […]
To prevent pollution incidents that harm the environment and to protect your business it is essential that all companies understand how: water treatment solutions work; why they work; and most importantly when will they work. […]
ONE of the Queen’s representatives in the north-east has called for work on the Aberdeen bypass to be halted amid fears rivers, burns, beaches and wildlife are at risk. The plea was made after the […]
A major home building company has been fined £100,000 over a pollution incident relating to a housing development in Huddersfield.