Suspected chemical leak in River Wye tributary

Suspected chemical leak in River Wye tributary

A TRIBUTARY of the River Wye turned white in a suspected chemical leak. Around 450 metres of the Login Brook, which flows through Hay-on-Wye, were affected. The incident caused the brook to turn white and

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River Teifi polluted with 120,000 gallon slurry spill

River Teifi polluted with 120,000 gallon slurry spill

A river has been polluted with 120,000 gallons of slurry after an accidental spill at a farm in Pembrokeshire. The slurry has spread to the Afon Dyfan, a tributary of the River Teifi, near Cilgerran.

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Severn Trent Water fined £500K for raw sewage spill

Severn Trent Water fined £500K for raw sewage spill

A water company has been fined £500,000 after thousands of gallons of raw sewage flooded a park in Birmingham. Severn Trent Water said it was “truly sorry” for the spillage in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield

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‘The slow death by slurry of the rivers and streams I used to fish’

‘The slow death by slurry of the rivers and streams I used to fish’

Worried Carmarthenshire farmer describes the pollution problem as a ‘catastrophe’ and says solutions are badly needed A farmer who once caught salmon and trout by the dozen fears slurry has slowly suffocated the rivers and

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Pollution incident in Cumbrian river

Pollution incident in Cumbrian river

A river in Cumbria is being investigated by the Environment Agency after it was found to be polluted. The River Mint between Mealbank and Kendal is flowing a browny-red colour due to silt getting washed

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Tests to be carried out after Piranhas found in Yorkshire pond

Tests to be carried out after Piranhas found in Yorkshire pond

Tests are being carried out on two piranhas found dead in a Yorkshire fishing lake. People living in the village of Edlington, near Doncaster, have suggested the notorious fish could be responsible for a decline

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Revealed: The 10 English beaches tourists are told are too dangerous to swim at because the water is too dirty

Revealed: The 10 English beaches tourists are told are too dangerous to swim at because the water is too dirty

•Environment Agency tests water quality at 420 bathing spots around England between May andSeptember  •Beachesthat failed to meet strict standards include Weston-super-Mare main and Scarborough’s South Bay  •Others ruled unfit for bathing are Tynemouth Cullercoats,

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How a company that spilled 140,000 litres of oil in a Welsh stream escaped any court action

How a company that spilled 140,000 litres of oil in a Welsh stream escaped any court action

Hundreds of fish died in the spill and one local angler thinks the death toll was even higher and isn’t happy with the way the case was dealt with.  The company responsible for an oil

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Businesses breaching environmental laws paid £2.2m to charities and projects across the UK

The payments have been made to a total of 15 charities and projects across the UK

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Carlsberg pollution leads to restorative charity donations

Carlsberg pollution leads to restorative charity donations

Two environmental charities will receive donations after the Environment Agency accepted an Enforcement Undertaking following two pollution incidents in the River Nene in Northampton.

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