The failings at Dairy Crest’s Cornwall factory that led to a £1.5m penalty

The news that one of the UK’s biggest dairy firms was fined £1.5m last week for repeatedly polluting a river near its Cornwall factory made national headlines and sparked fresh calls for tougher action to clean up the nation’s water. But what went so badly wrong? Isabella Kaminski investigates

by Isabella Kaminski

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: report@ends.co.uk

Call: 020 8267 8120

Take a 30-day trial

  • Join ENDS Report now and pay nothing for your first 30-days.

Register

Subscribe

Prices on request

  • Full access to endsreport.com for 12 months
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits

Need to activate your subscription?
 
Already a subscriber
If you haven't already, activate your subscription here>>
 
Company Domain Access
If your company or university has a corporate subscription simply register your email address here to gain access