Scottish Water fined £17k for failures

Scottish Water fined £17k for failures

Compliance with the law on Scotland’s environment is non-negotiable.

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Enforcement Undertakings accepted from United Utilities

Enforcement Undertakings accepted from United Utilities

Environment Agency secures £155,000 in charitable donations through Enforcement Undertakings following pollution incidents

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Report reveals 86% of English rivers do not meet environmental standards

Report reveals 86% of English rivers do not meet environmental standards

Nearly nine out of 10 rivers in England fail to meet standards for good environmental quality, a report from the Environment Agency warns. EA Chief Says Penalties for Water Pollution Should be Tougher…….

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Renewables company fined for fish kill

Renewables company fined for fish kill

A company which ran an unauthorised anaerobic digester that caused a fish kill in a a tributary of an important salmon river has been fined £1,600

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Dallyn’s Dairy stream ‘thick with cattle dung’ near Barnstaple

Dallyn’s Dairy stream ‘thick with cattle dung’ near Barnstaple

The ammonia reading was 80 times what you’d expect in a clean river supporting trout and salmon.

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Harewood farmer fined for polluting stream

Harewood farmer fined for polluting stream

A HAREWOOD farmer has been ordered to pay nearly £6,000 in fines and costs for polluting a beck with slurry.

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Hatchery takes major step towards reviving UK’s mollusc population

Hatchery takes major step towards reviving UK’s mollusc population

WORK to save a critically endangered mollusc has taken a big step forward thanks to a pioneering programme at a hatchery near Brecon.

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Diesel spill in wildlife filled Saffron Brook under investigation by Environment Agency

The Environment Agency is investigating after a large amount of diesel was spilled into a brook. The brook, part of which is also known as the Wash Brook, flows through Oadby, Knighton Park and into

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Insect declines: new alarm over mayfly is ‘tip of iceberg’, warn experts

Insect declines: new alarm over mayfly is ‘tip of iceberg’, warn experts

Modest pollution in many English rivers is enough to kill 80% of eggs, increasing concerns over insects which are vital to all ecosystems

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River Ayr fishermen left furious after herd of cows caused pollution blight with problems running for miles

River Ayr fishermen left furious after herd of cows caused pollution blight with problems running for miles

Rogue farmers are allowing their beasts to charge into a tributary of the river and trample in muck at will causing anglers to pack up. Herds of cows caused a pollution blight on the River

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