Engineering firm fined for paint pollution

Automotive parts supplier Sofedit UK has been fined £10,000 after admitting polluting the Canley Brook in Coventry with paint in January 2001. Appearing before Coventry magistrates on 25 March, the company said its paint shop had not been in operation at the time and the reason for the pollution was difficult to ascertain.

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