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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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