A Yeovil cardboard packaging manufacturer has been fined £6,000 after the river Yeo was polluted with purple ink. It entered the river after being poured into a surface water drain.
Total payout: £13017
Date: 7 November 2018
Offender: Ablebox Ltd
Description of offence: Pleaded guilty to causing or knowingly permitting a discharge of noxious or polluting matter into a controlled watercourse contrary to section 38(1)(a) of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016.