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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Category 1 Pollution Incident kills more than 1,600 fish in a Somerset River.

Category 1 Pollution Incident kills more than 1,600 fish in a Somerset River.

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%.

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National House Builder Fined £100,000 for Discharge of Silty Water

National House Builder Fined £100,000 for Discharge of Silty Water

A major home building company has been fined £100,000 over a pollution incident relating to a housing development in Huddersfield.

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Absence of backup pump gets Yorkshire Water a £1.1million fine for illegal sewage discharge

Yorkshire Water has been fined £1.1million for illegally discharging sewage that polluted the River Ouse near York.

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United Utilities admits illegally allowing bleach to get into Bradshaw Brook, Bolton

UNITED Utilities and a group of construction companies have admitted illegally allowing bleach to get into a Bolton stream.

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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

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Enforcement notice given to AWPR contractors following River Dee Pollution.

Enforcement notice given to AWPR contractors following River Dee Pollution.

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.

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What Price Cheap Milk ?

What Price Cheap Milk ?

A penny on the price of milk could be the difference between a river system teeming with salmon, sea trout, otters and bullheads, and degraded streams full of silt.

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