Fines Monitor

Manage risk by keeping up to date with essential information on environmental financial penalties. Find up-to-the-minute details of the latest fines and enforcement undertakings in our live table, and read the latest news and in-depth analysis on financial penalties from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Anglian Water fined £146,000 for polluting stream

Anglian Water failed to properly maintain a sewage pumping station in Northamptonshire, leading to a two-day sewage leak into a stream.

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BP fined £400,000 for oil pipeline spill

BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd allowed unstablised crude oil to escape from a pipeline at its Sullom Voe terminal in Shetland seven years ago.

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Pesticide dumping costs £27,000

A retired former plant nursery owner disposed of unwanted pesticides by washing them into a patch of gravel. They escaped into a stream in Somerset, killing hundreds of fish. He later burned the waste pesticide containers.

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Waste firm fined for water pollution

Before Belfast Magistrates’ Court on 3 September, ISL Waste Management Ltd admitted polluting the river Blackwater with an oily discharge in 2016. It was the result of washing skips at its premises in Mallusk. The firm was fined £5,000 with a £15 offenders’ levy.

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BP pays £274,000 for emissions trading error

A mistake in a calculation and moving a gas sampling location led to carbon dioxide emissions from a floating production storage and offloading vessel to be underestimated, leading to insufficient emissions trading allowances being surrendered.

Fines Monitor Land, Ecology & Development

Farmer fined for building track through SSSI

Farmer Brian Eddon, from Pickering has been ordered to pay £900 for constructing a track through a site of special scientific interest without consent from Natural England

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Fines Monitor Environmental Law

Mustard gas dumpers plead guilty following EA investigation

Three people have pleaded guilty to possessing mustard gas canisters and dumping them in a Lincolnshire lake and woods, breaching chemicals and environmental rules

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‘Negligent’ Anglian Water to pay £157,000 for sewage spill

Anglian Water has been fined £146,000 for polluting a Northamptonshire stream with sewage two years ago

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Fines Monitor Environmental Law

Water firm to pay rivers trust £350k for ‘wiping out fish population’

Details of the pollution incident that prompted South West Water to offer a payment of £350,000 to a local wildlife charity have been revealed by the Environment Agency

Fines Monitor Waste

‘Reckless’ AD firm ordered to pay £45k for polluting watercourses

A Cambridgeshire anaerobic digestion (AD) firm has been ordered to pay a total of £45,000 in fines, costs and compensation after it polluted two fenland watercourses

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