Housebuilder fined for oil leak

Wigan housebuilder Dorbcrest Homes was fined £7,500, with £1,866 in costs, in August over a leak of fuel oil which affected 6.5 kilometres of the river Yarrow. The incident happened after vandals broke pipework on derelict property which Dorbcrest had acquired for redevelopment. The clean-up took almost a month.

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