‘Pollution’ kills more than 100 rare crayfish

The Environment Agency are investigating after scores of a rare crayfish species were found dead in an Eden beck, in Cumbria. More than 100 white-clawed crayfish are thought to have been killed by pollution infecting

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Environment Agency tells water companies to clean up their act and protect the environment from pollution

Environment Agency tells water companies to clean up their act and protect the environment from pollution

Water company efforts to protect the environment were described as ‘simply unacceptable’ in an Environment Agency (EA) report published today (10 July) with only 1 of the major water and sewage companies in England performing

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2,000 fish dead in west Wales slurry spill

2,000 fish dead in west Wales slurry spill

More than 2,000 fish have been killed due to a slurry pollution incident in west Wales. Officers have been on site taking samples and conducting fish surveys since the incident was first reported on the

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Carlisle Dairy Farm gives back to local environment after polluting river with slurry

Landspreading affected a tributary of the River Eden The Glebe Farm, Hethersgill, near Carlisle, has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident when farm slurry entered Highberries Beck, a tributary of the River Eden.

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Disgusting pictures show raw sewage as it pours into Sherwood Lakes in Tunbridge Wells

Disgusting pictures show raw sewage as it pours into Sherwood Lakes in Tunbridge Wells

Raw sewage is flowing into Sherwood Lakes in Tunbridge Wells – a community beauty spot used by everyone from anglers to young children. The toilet waste including dirty tissues and baby wipes coming through a

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United Utilities gives back to local environment after polluting river with ferric solution

United Utilities gives back to local environment after polluting river with ferric solution

United Utilities PLC has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident where spill of acidic ferric salt solution from Rivington Water Treatment Works caused a significant fish kill in the River Douglas at Horwich.

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Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water has been hit with a record £126m punishment for spills of wastewater into the environment from its sewage plants and for deliberately misreporting its performance. The penalty will see customers get a rebate

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Environment Agency and Herefordshire Council are using satellite technology to target sites where soil water run-off is causing big problems for the environment and the county’s roads.

Environment Agency and Herefordshire Council are using satellite technology to target sites where soil water run-off is causing big problems for the environment and the county’s roads.

Heavy rain in Herefordshire last week led to a number of pollution incidents caused by soil running off into rivers and large quantities of mud washing onto the county’s roads resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

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Pressure on Sepa to tackle pollution in Scotland’s waters

Pressure on Sepa to tackle pollution in Scotland’s waters

SCOTLAND’S environment protection agency has come under fire after shocking levels of plastic pollution were found on beaches in the Firth of Forth. Sepa has been told it is not doing enough to protect humans

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Nottinghamshire farming companies fined £28,000 for pollution that killed fish

Nottinghamshire farming companies fined £28,000 for pollution that killed fish

Two Nottinghamshire farming companies have been fined a total of £28,800 for causing pollution to a pond through the discharge of maize silage effluent from Sutton Grange farm in Sutton-cum-Lound near Retford. The incident also

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