New water fine - total payout £8,600

Negligent and repeated pollution from a farm’s slurry lagoon led to serious damage to a stream in a Northamptonshire site of special scientific interest (SSSI), leading to a fine of £1,600 and £7,000 in costs.

Sector: Water

Total payout: £8,600

Type: Prosecution

Date: November 2019

Location: England

Offender: Andrew Colinswood

Description of offence: Making an unpermitted discharged, contrary to regulation 12(1)(b) of the The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

Follow-up: ENDS Report story

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