Father and son farmers fined for polluting Somerset watercourse

Two men who run a farm in Somerset have been prosecuted for storing sileage and slurry poorly and breaching their discharge consent

by Isabella Kaminski
The clamp made from tarpaulin weighed down by heavy tyres had been built on the farm without Environment Agency approval. Photograph: Environment Agency
The clamp made from tarpaulin weighed down by heavy tyres had been built on the farm without Environment Agency approval. Photograph: Environment Agency

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