United Utilities fined £400k for dangerous biogas leak

An ageing gas holder released 50,000 cubic tonnes of biogas into the air and caused a serious risk of explosion at a wastewater treatment works in Stockport

by Isabella Kaminski
A catastrophic failure of one of United Utilities' biogas holders led to a dangerous leak (photograph: Environment Agency)
A catastrophic failure of one of United Utilities' biogas holders led to a dangerous leak (photograph: Environment Agency)

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