A construction company has been slapped with a £4,000 fine for polluting the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch.

A construction company has been slapped with a £4,000 fine for polluting the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch.

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

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Up to 21,000 fish killed by last summer’s pollution of the Leadon

Up to 21,000 fish killed by last summer’s pollution of the Leadon

The full scale of last July’s pollution of the River Leadon near Dymock has been revealed in a Environment Agency Report to Dymock Parish Council.

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Three fined in oven cleaner hazardous waste case

Three fined in oven cleaner hazardous waste case

The final stage of a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency, over illegal management of hazardous waste, has seen three companies fined a total of £354,000.

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Probe launched into silt pollution at Wepre Brook in Deeside

Probe launched into silt pollution at Wepre Brook in Deeside

  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

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Fish find shows mine water scheme is reaping rewards

Fish find shows mine water scheme is reaping rewards

There’s early indications that a mine water treatment scheme is reaping rewards after lots of fish were found in a once heavily polluted bright orange watercourse in Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

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River Faughan fish kill: Silage spill suspected

River Faughan fish kill: Silage spill suspected

A major fish kill in a County Londonderry river is believed to have been caused by agricultural effluent, investigators say.

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A Fishy Story  “The River that was Polluted by 60,000 Rainbow Trout”.  An Anglers Dream, Fishing Nightmare or Pollution ?

A Fishy Story “The River that was Polluted by 60,000 Rainbow Trout”. An Anglers Dream, Fishing Nightmare or Pollution ?

On the 18th July 2016 the Bournemouth Daily Echo reported that 60,000 Rainbow Trout had escaped from a fish farm and gained entry into the River Avon in Hampshire  (Click Here to Read Article). 

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Sixty thousand rainbow trout have escaped into River Avon

Sixty thousand rainbow trout have escaped into River Avon

An estimated 60,000 edible rainbow trout are believed to have escaped from a fish farm and made it into a nearby river.

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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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