ENDS Report Fines Monitor
August 09, 2020
 

Mitigate risk for your organisation by keeping up to date with essential information on environmental financial penalties. The Fines Monitor bulletin contains details of the latest fines and enforcement undertakings for breaches of environmental regulations to help you plan your environmental strategy in advance

Click here to view a live table containing details of more than 560 financial penalties with a value of over £95m.

 

Latest fines news

 
Biffa loses appeal over conviction for illegally exporting waste to China
Biffa loses appeal over conviction for illegally exporting waste to China

06 Jul 2020

Waste giant Biffa has lost its appeal against a landmark conviction finding it guilty of illegally exporting seven containers containing household waste to China in 2015

 
 
Water firm fined for two sewage pollution incidents

03 Jul 2020

Anglian Water has paid out £84,000 for two separate pollution incidents in Norfolk, one of which led to the death of a number of fish

 
 
Consultant fined for ‘incompetent’ noise and chemicals advice

15 Jul 2020

A self-employed consultant has been fined after admitting he provided unlawfully poor advice on workplace noise, hand arm vibration and the control of substances hazardous to health

 
 

Latest Fines Monitor updates

 
New waste fine – total payout £24,125

15 July 2020

 
New water fine – total payout £84,151

15 July 2020

 
 
Fines Monitor: live table
Fines Monitor: live table

19 Aug 2019

Click through to view a live table containing details of tens of millions of pounds of financial penalties issued by regulators in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland for breaches of environmental regulations

 
 

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EA publishes guidance on healthcare waste following ‘body parts’ scandal

14 Jul 2020

The Environment Agency has published guidance on the appropriate measures that healthcare waste operators must carry out in order to comply with their environmental permits

 
 
EA officers carry out ‘socially distanced’ raid on suspected illegal site

16 Jul 2020

EA officers raided a suspected illegal waste site in Essex last month, while maintaining 'strict adherence to social distancing measures'

 
 
Enforcement notice dropped for ‘lack of technical resources’

06 Jul 2020

A local authority has withdrawn an enforcement notice related to the use of construction waste on land in part because it does not have the expertise to assess it properly

 
 
Pollution tracker: 5 of the worst pollution incidents reported in June
Pollution tracker: 5 of the worst pollution incidents reported in June

07 Jul 2020

Updated monthly: ENDS’ new pollution tracker logs some of the worst pollution incidents taking place across the UK each month, along with any action that is being undertaken to remedy the damage. The latest update includes details of a river that was turned putrid green, and an unresolved 10-month sewage spill

 
 
EA investigates marina oil spill that killed swans, grebes and goslings

09 Jul 2020

The Environment Agency is still investigating an oil spill into a Northampton lake, three months after it killed five swans

 
 
Human waste found in housing development pond

09 Jul 2020

The Environment Agency is investigating after sewage was discovered in a pond at an East Sussex housing development

 
 

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Covid-19 guidance tracker: live table
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02 Jul 2020

Updated daily: Use our sortable and regularly updated table of business-critical environment-related Covid-19 operational updates, regulatory position statements and guidance documents to navigate the coronavirus crisis

 
 

Most read

 
Eustice: EIA is ‘clunky, cumbersome and involves a lot of consultants’
Eustice: EIA is ‘clunky, cumbersome and involves a lot of consultants’

08 Jul 2020

Work is underway to reform the environmental impact assessment system to make it more effective with ‘less process’, the environment secretary George Eustice has said, describing the regime as a cumbersome, time-consuming, tick-box exercise

 
 
‘Chaos’: DEFRA to blame for England’s looming water shortages, say MPs
‘Chaos’: DEFRA to blame for England’s looming water shortages, say MPs

10 Jul 2020

DEFRA, the Environment Agency and Ofwat are collectively to blame for putting parts of England at serious risk of running out of water within 20 years, according to a committee of backbench MPs, adding to a growing body of evidence suggesting water has been mismanaged for decades

 
 
EXCLUSIVE: Hundreds more job losses feared at National Trust
EXCLUSIVE: Hundreds more job losses feared at National Trust

07 Jul 2020

Redundancies at the National Trust could extend far beyond the 211 staff already told their roles are under threat as the charity struggles to deal with a huge loss of income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a source close to the organisation has told ENDS

 

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