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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River Teifi water pollution kills 1,000 fish after spill

River Teifi water pollution kills 1,000 fish after spill

At least 1,000 fish have been killed following pollution of the River Teifi in Ceredigion, Natural Resources Wales has said.  Environmental officers said the water has been discoloured and believe the source was an agricultural

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Beach Pollution Southern Water fined £2 Million Pounds

Beach Pollution Southern Water fined £2 Million Pounds

A water company has been fined £2m for polluting beaches after a pumping station failed during heavy storms. More than 20 Kent bathing beaches were closed to swimmers after a failure at Southern Water’s Foreness

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A construction company has been slapped with a £4,000 fine for polluting the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch.

A construction company has been slapped with a £4,000 fine for polluting the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch.

Allma Construction Limited received the fine on Wednesday (November 23) at Glasgow Sheriff Court for “discharging surface water run-off contaminated with suspended solids into the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch on various dates between 26 June

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Up to 21,000 fish killed by last summer’s pollution of the Leadon

Up to 21,000 fish killed by last summer’s pollution of the Leadon

The full scale of last July’s pollution of the River Leadon near Dymock has been revealed in a Environment Agency Report to Dymock Parish Council.

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Three fined in oven cleaner hazardous waste case

Three fined in oven cleaner hazardous waste case

The final stage of a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency, over illegal management of hazardous waste, has seen three companies fined a total of £354,000.

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Probe launched into silt pollution at Wepre Brook in Deeside

Probe launched into silt pollution at Wepre Brook in Deeside

  Environment officers are investigating the source of silt pollution in Deeside. Silt can harm wildlife in rivers and have long-lasting effects on fish spawning grounds as it smothers the gravel in which fish lay

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