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The National Rivers Authority has successfully prosecuted Courtaulds for a leak of acetic acid into the river Derwent last June from the firm's acetate plant at Spondon, Derbyshire. On 17 May, Derby Crown Court fined Courtaulds £15,000, with £1,525 costs, for the incident, which depleted oxygen levels and killed thousands of fish along four miles of the river.

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