The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has received a £200,000 donation from Yorkshire Water, in lieu of the utility being prosecuted for a pollution offence.
Total payout: £200,000
Type: Civil sanction
Date: November 2018
Offender: Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
Description of offence: Operating without or other than in accordance with an environmental permit, contrary to regulation 38(1) of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.l