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Timber treatment company C R Taylor (Timber) has been fined £5,000 with £2,477 costs following a leak of 'Protim' wood preservative which polluted Yorkshire Water's Doe Park reservoir and prevented its use during a sustained period of drought. The National Rivers Authority, which brought the prosecution, found 168ug/l of lindane and 493ug/l of pentachlorophenol in the reservoir. The incident is the latest in a series caused

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