Charities paid £190,000 after North East pollution incidents

Charities paid £190,000 after North East pollution incidents

The Environment Agency has accepted four Enforcement Undertakings which will see money paid to North East charities, benefiting the environment and wildlife

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Wessex Water pays £975,000 after sewage spills

Wessex Water pays £975,000 after sewage spills

Companies that polluted rivers and made other environmental breaches have agreed to pay more than £2.2m to a host of green charities and projects.

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Corrugated firm fined for turning river purple

Corrugated firm fined for turning river purple

Repentant Ablebox has been stung with a bill of £13,017 after the “criminal” disposal of waste ink turned the nearby river Yeo purple.

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NASA Satellite Photos Show Polluted Rivers Dumping Into The Carolina Coast

NASA Satellite Photos Show Polluted Rivers Dumping Into The Carolina Coast

NASA just released a stark comparison of how Hurricane Florence impacted the Carolina coastline as polluted rivers dump into the Atlantic.

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Norfolk farm pollution leads to £23,000 penalty

Norfolk farm pollution leads to £23,000 penalty

Liquid organic waste from vegetable processing plants polluted watercourses after it was spread on a farm in Norfolk without authorisation, a court heard.

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Northern Ireland Water fined £80,000 for pollution

Northern Ireland Water fined £80,000 for pollution

The company was fined £60k in respect of two separate discharges from a sewage treatment works at Killinchy, County Down in 2017. It was also fined £20,000 for a fish kill near Castlewellan in 2016

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Environment Agency calls for action on water efficiency

Environment Agency calls for action on water efficiency

Rivers and wildlife could be left without sufficient water unless action is taken to reduce water use and wastage, according to an Environment Agency report published today.

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Developing an effective water treatment plan to prevent water pollution

Developing an effective water treatment plan to prevent water pollution

At the present time businesses, govements, conservation bodies and members of the public are becoming increasingly aware and concerned about the environmental impacts associated with the discharge of silty (sediment rich) waters into our inland

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Action demanded on Lough Sheelin pollution

Action demanded on Lough Sheelin pollution

A serious algae bloom has developed on Lough Sheelin, resulting in a deterioration in water clarity and quality and health concerns over the consumption of fish caught in the lake. The Lough Sheelin Trout Protection

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Significant fine for water company following hazardous chemical leak

Significant fine for water company following hazardous chemical leak

Severn Trent Water has been fined £350,000 for polluting the River Amber in an incident that left tens of thousands of fish dead.

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