Ineos fined for release of caustic soda

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

Fine for 2012 spill in Manchester Ship Canal (photograph: Mikey/Flickr)A multinational chemicals firm has had to pay nearly £200,000 after releasing caustic soda into the Manchester Ship Canal.

Ineos ChlorVinyls Ltd, which operates a chemical site in Runcorn, was sentenced at Chester crown court in June

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