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The use of enforcement undertakings as a tool to deal with environmental offences has grown in recent years, with payouts now totalling nearly £18m. But details of most agreements are difficult to find, with information only briefly made public and hundreds now removed from view. Click through for the full list, compiled by ENDS... Read more
Gloucestershire man Barry Connally, 70, acquired around £1m by operating an unpermitted waste treatment facility from March 2013 to December 2015, partly through avoiding the costs of compliance with his legal obligations. At one point, the site held around 9,000 tonnes of waste, which cost more than £100,000 to clear after his company was dissolved.
Colin Carr and David Bircher, former directors of Carr and Bircher Ltd, both pleaded guilty to breaching their environmental permit, in contravention of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 and were sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court on 11 September.
An agricultural college that discharged slurry onto a frozen field in 2016, leading to the death of hundreds of fish when it escaped into a stream, has received a major fine.
Details of enforcement undertakings accepted by the Environment Agency in period 1 Aug 2012 to Jan 2013
Details of enforcement undertakings accepted by the Environment Agency in period 1 Feb 2013 to 31 July 2013
The environment department has defended itself after receiving high profile criticism in the national press over its management of England’s water bodies and says it is investigating more than 700 sewage outfalls
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
A water company has been fined £800,000 for dumping around 3.8 million litres of raw sewage into a Shropshire stream over a 17-month period
A £90,000 penalty for river pollution and £400,000 for an illegal car breaker were among the biggest fines handed out last month. ENDS looks at March’s most significant payouts
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