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.
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
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.
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