ENDS Report Fines Monitor
November 18, 2019
 

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

 
‘Reckless’ waste operator fined for abusing exemptions

07 Nov 2019

A waste operator has been prosecuted for illegally storing almost a hundred barrels of hazardous waste and failing to keep the required documentation

 
 
Waste offences cost supermarket £77,000

11 Nov 2019

A supermarket has been ordered to pay £77,000 for three waste offences, a court heard last week

 
 
‘Negligent’ farmer prosecuted for toxic pollution in SSSI

04 Nov 2019

A farmer who repeatedly polluted a stream in a Northamptonshire site of special scientific interest with cattle waste has been fined

 
 

Latest Fines Monitor updates

 
Flytipping supermarket told to pay £77,000

07 November 2019

 
Abusing permitting exemptions costs £13,000

07 November 2019

 
Manure pollution costs farmer £8,600

07 November 2019

 
 
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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The Upper Tribunal has quashed an “ineffective” and “fundamentally flawed” decision to lessen restrictions on game bird shooting in a heavily protected part of coastal Suffolk

 
 
Water firms’ progress on leakage and pollution ‘stagnating’, says regulator

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The water industry “has not kept up on the progress made in earlier years” on leakage and pollution, according to Ofwat

 
 

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