Ineos ChlorVinyls fined £167k for caustic soda pollution

A Runcorn-based multinational chemicals firm has been prosecuted for water pollution after spilling caustic soda into Manchester Ship Canal while loading a ship

by Isabella Kaminski
Caustic soda was spilled when a ship was being loaded in the Manchester Ship Canal (photograph: Mickey, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)
Caustic soda was spilled when a ship was being loaded in the Manchester Ship Canal (photograph: Mickey, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)

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