Compliance: Ineos's Seal Sands plant's permit performance

Ineos has announced that its Seal Sands acrylonitrile plant on Teesside faces closure, citing the cost of environmental regulation among the reasons behind its decision. The plant has a poor record of compliance with its environmental permits over recent years, Environment Agency data shows.

by Jamie Carpenter
The Ineos Nitriles factory, located in the Seal Sands area adjacent to the river Tees near Middlesbrough (Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)
The Ineos Nitriles factory, located in the Seal Sands area adjacent to the river Tees near Middlesbrough (Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)

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