Record fine for BR subsidiary

A quarrying company owned by British Rail received a £13,000 fine for a river pollution offence in November, the largest yet awarded in the National River Authority's South West region. The court rejected defence submissions that a massive release from the firm's premises did not cause a deterioration in water quality and the deaths of fish and invertebrates.

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