Severn Trent Water has prosecuted two companies for abusing the water and sewer infrastructure, bringing the number of firms it has successfully taken legal action against so far this year to five
A dairy farm in north Devon has been prosecuted after it was found to have caused pollution in a nearby stream, with ammonia levels almost 100 times higher than healthy levels
A Herefordshire scrap metal dealer, who repeatedly failed to comply with enforcement notices, has been ordered to pay out more than £12,000
A small business owner, who said he did not understand the requirements around waste transfer notes, has fallen foul of duty of care laws
HMRC has launched a consultation on draft legislation which would subject waste criminals to landfill tax
An Indian restaurant has been prosecuted after it failed to install grease traps, causing the formation of a ‘huge’ sewer blockage
Also in the news, Natural England establishes bat panel to guide conservation efforts, Northern Ireland waste criminal fined £2,000 and Waitrose to drop black plastic
The unpermitted tipping of thousands of tonnes of construction waste at four Devon farms has landed a haulier with a major bill
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