Chemicals blaze exposes gaps in legal cover

Amassive fire at an east Yorkshire chemicals packaging site in May led to a serious water pollution incident after contaminated firewater entered a local watercourse, resulting in a £0.5 million clean-up bill. The incident has highlighted the lack of legislation to require smaller companies to manage the environmental impacts of industrial fires.

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