Demolition firm fined for oil spill

A demolition contractor faced a penalty of more than £31,000, for polluting a canal with oil

Oil covered 3.5km of the Peak Forest canal in Hyde, Greater Manchester, after removal work caused a tank to leak (credit: Environment Agency)Salford-based Demolition Network landed a £31,635 bill for polluting a canal with oil at Tameside magistrates court on 26 May.

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