Dorset man narrowly escapes prison for running illegal waste oil site

Dorset man narrowly escapes prison for running illegal waste oil site

Rogue waste operator Stuart Allen has received a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £20,000 costs for running an illegal waste cooking oil storage and processing plant in the Dorset countryside.

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United Utilities and Contractors Fined almost £1m for Polluting Brook with Corrosive Bleach

United Utilities and Contractors Fined almost £1m for Polluting Brook with Corrosive Bleach

United Utilities Water Limited (UU) has been fined £600,000 and its contractor, KMI + £333,000

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High House Farm Ltd of Dorchester fined for polluting stream twice

High House Farm Ltd of Dorchester fined for polluting stream twice

Farm company ordered to pay nearly £12,000 for two counts of polluting with slurry and silage.

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“Orange” water metal pollution solved.  Good News for Saltburn Gill.  Former Ironstone Mine.

“Orange” water metal pollution solved. Good News for Saltburn Gill. Former Ironstone Mine.

POLLUTION of bathing water at Saltburn beach by metallic water from old mines will be almost eradicated by a new treatment scheme.

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River Dee, North Sea and our Favourite Beaches Turned Brown by AWPR Work

River Dee, North Sea and our Favourite Beaches Turned Brown by AWPR 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

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Work on the Aberdeen bypass has been halted for seven days after heavy rain caused muddy water to run off the construction site.

Work on the Aberdeen bypass has been halted for seven days after heavy rain caused muddy water to run off the construction site.

Work on the Aberdeen bypass has been halted for seven days after heavy rain caused muddy water to run off the construction site.

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Water company facing hefty fines after admitting polluting brook and killing hundreds of fish

Water company facing hefty fines after admitting polluting brook and killing hundreds of fish

WATER company United Utilities and a partnership of construction companies are facing the possibility of hefty fines after admitting polluting Bradshaw Brook and killing hundreds of fish.

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UK fracking firm plans to dump wastewater in the sea

UK fracking firm plans to dump wastewater in the sea

Ineos company emails reveal huge amounts of treated wastewater are likely to be disposed of in the sea A UK shale gas company is considering dumping waste water from fracking in the sea, emails from

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Huge (40,000 Litres) diesel spill off Larne coast is threat to wildlife

Huge (40,000 Litres) diesel spill off Larne coast is threat to wildlife

Manufacturing firm Caterpillar could face prosecution following a massive pollution spill along the environmentally sensitive Larne coastline.

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Large ‘algal bloom’ alarms beachgoers on the south coast

Large ‘algal bloom’ alarms beachgoers on the south coast

A large algal bloom has been blamed for discoloured water and foam sighted off parts of the south coast. Beachgoers in Hampshire and Dorset were among those reporting a “frothy scum” in the water.

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