The supermarket was fined £7,500 at Belfast Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to polluting the County Antrim river.
The court heard that in February 2019 Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) investigators found evidence of a spill of red diesel in the delivery yard of the Asda Ballyclare Superstore site.
The Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (SI 2006/3336) (NI 21)
10 May 2016
The investigators followed the pollution to a culvert discharge to the nearby Sixmilewater where they observed red diesel actively discharging into the river.