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
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.
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
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.
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).
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.