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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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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