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
Manufacturing firm Caterpillar could face prosecution following a massive pollution spill along the environmentally sensitive Larne coastline.
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.
More than 1,600 fish have died in a Somerset river polluted with slurry. The agency said slurry released from a farm had reduced water oxygen levels to 2%. They would normally be above 90%.
A major home building company has been fined £100,000 over a pollution incident relating to a housing development in Huddersfield.
Yorkshire Water has been fined £1.1million for illegally discharging sewage that polluted the River Ouse near York.
UNITED Utilities and a group of construction companies have admitted illegally allowing bleach to get into a Bolton stream.
Quarrying company Northstone (NI), part of the CRH group, has landed a £15,000 fine for polluting watercourses.
On 24th November 2014, water quality inspectors for the Northern Ireland Environment Agency responded to a complaint of sand washings in the River Roe in the Dungiven area. The source of the polluting discharge was
An enforcement notice has been issued to contractors working on the Aberdeen bypass after freshwater pearl mussels, salmon and other fish were put at risk from pollution.