Companies pay out £30,000 over rotting potato pollution

Two companies have agreed to pay nearly £30,000 in an enforcement undertaking after admitting to causing a serious river pollution incident that resulted in the death of fish and invertebrates

Rotten potatoes in a shed
No risk assessment had been prepared to set out what action would be taken to prevent the escape of polluting liquid

Two companies have agreed to pay nearly £30,000 in an enforcement undertaking after admitting to causing a serious river pollution incident.

The source of the pollution was rotting potatoes which were being stored in a warehouse rented by Lamb Weston/Meijer UK Ltd on land owned by Ralph Harrison & Co Ltd at Little Snoring Airfield, Norfolk.

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