A company which handles hazardous waste has agreed a pollution enforcement undertaking following groundwater contamination. The company made a payment of £25,000 to an environmental charity following the contamination of groundwater at its site.
Water company fined £1.2m after admitting causing pollution. Anglian Water has been hit with fines totalling £1,221,000 after it admitted to causing pollution incidents in two separate court cases this week. The water company was ordered to pay £871,000 after a catalogue of system and maintenance failures caused several incidents of pollution across Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, […]
The Guardian has reported that England’s Environment Agency has downgraded 93% of prosecutions for serious pollution over four years, despite recommendations from frontline staff for the perpetrators to face the highest sanction according to a leaked report seen by the paper’s reporters. The EA receives over 100,000 incident reports a year, every one of which […]
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