Bat poisoning prosecution highlights continued use of organochlorines

The first prosecution of a timber treatment company for damaging a colony of a protected bat species with anti-woodworm pesticides was successfully taken by the North Yorkshire Police this month. The case has also brought into the open the continuing approval of organochlorine pesticides for timber treatment when alternatives harmless to bats are now available.

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120