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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Investigation after Silt Pollution of Two Flintshire Streams Identified

Investigation after Silt Pollution of Two Flintshire Streams Identified

An investigation has been launched after two streams in Flintshire were found to be polluted (by Silt).

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Engineering Firm Fined £9,000 for Silt Pollution During Construction of New Housing Development

A Castleford engineering firm has been fined £9,000 over a pollution incident relating to a housing development in Huddersfield. Flannery Civil Engineering Ltd, of Willow Bridge Way, Castleford, appeared before Kirklees Magistrates’ Court on Monday

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Environment Agency Release Updated Regulatory Position Statement relating to the dewatering of building sites and other excavations.

Environment Agency Release Updated Regulatory Position Statement relating to the dewatering of building sites and other excavations.

The revised RPS covers the discharge of uncontaminated water from excavations provided the discharge complies with all of the following conditions.

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Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Pollution incident killed hundreds of fish at Walton Colliery Nature Park.

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Otters have been spotted in a city centre river once considered one of the most polluted stretches of water in Europe.

Otters have been spotted in a city centre river once considered one of the most polluted stretches of water in Europe.

The Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust (SRWT) said signs of otters have now been recorded along the whole stretch of the river from Middlewood in the north to the giant Meadowhall shopping centre, which was

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