Harron Homes fined £120,000 over construction pollution

Harron Homes fined £120,000 over construction pollution

A Leeds-based house building company has been fined £120,000 for illegally polluting a watercourse from a Huddersfield construction site.  Company failed to control silt run-off from its Farriers Croft estate.

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Contractors Fined Over Diesel Leak at Christchurch Hospital

Contractors Fined Over Diesel Leak at Christchurch Hospital

Two contractors have been ordered to pay more than £180,000 in fines and costs for polluting groundwater with over 11,000 litres of diesel during the re-development of Christchurch Hospital, Dorset.

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First major Enforcement Undertaking secures more than £280,000 of environmental benefits for communities impacted by AWPR pollution

First major Enforcement Undertaking secures more than £280,000 of environmental benefits for communities impacted by AWPR pollution

Following extensive investigations and enforcement action by SEPA between 2015 and 2017, the Construction Joint Venture (CJV) building the multi-million pound Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) have offered the funding in an Offer of Enforcement

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Construction Company Fined £54,000 for Polluting East Sussex River

Construction Company Fined £54,000 for Polluting East Sussex River

Interserve Construction Limited (ICL) has been fined £54,000 with £5,955 costs after admitting a single incident of discharging silt-laden water into a tributary of the River Rother in Burwash, East Sussex on 1 October 2014.

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Thames Water will face “its biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned

Thames Water will face its “biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned.  The company admitted water pollution and other offences at sewage facilities

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Imerys Minerals Fined £100,000 after hazardous chemicals enter St Austell River

Imerys Minerals Fined £100,000 after hazardous chemicals enter St Austell River

A clay company has paid a heavy price for a toxic discharge which saw a hazardous chemical enter a river near St Austell. In a case brought by the Environment Agency, Imerys Minerals have been

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Thousands of Fish Die in River Morda Pollution

Thousands of Fish Die in River Morda Pollution

The Environment Agency (EA) says it is dealing with “significant fish mortality” after an “acidic pollutant” was found in the River Morda, south of Oswestry.

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Are you disposing of your oil or fuel correctly?

Are you disposing of your oil or fuel correctly?

Worcester businesses and residents reminded to make sure oil and fuel is stored and disposed of correctly and safely.  The Environment Agency is urging businesses and householders in the Ronkswood, Brickfields, Tolladine and Rainbow Hill

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Lincolnshire firm to pay £24,300 for polluting local watercourse

Lincolnshire firm to pay £24,300 for polluting local watercourse

A Skellingthorpe business has been fined £15,300 and ordered to pay more than £9,000 in costs for polluting 3.5km of local watercourse.  

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Annsborough River: Cracked pipe caused chemical leak that killed fish

Annsborough River: Cracked pipe caused chemical leak that killed fish

A cracked pipe in a water treatment works caused the chemical leak that killed 1,600 fish in a County Down river, Northern Ireland Water has said.

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