Total payout: £14,220 (B&M Elkin & Son was fined £7,000, ordered to pay £7,100 in costs and a £120 victim surcharge)
Date: 10 September 2018
Location: Hilderstone, Staffordshire
Offender: B&M Elkin & Son
Description of offence: Guilty of polluting two brooks at two different times with farm effluent contrary to its environmental permit, and failed in providing the needed storage capacity as the farm is located in a nitrate vulnerable zone.