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Life ‘unbearable’ for five year old next to landfill site

Life ‘unbearable’ for five year old next to landfill site: Seriously affecting his health his family calim Matthew Richards is just five and living next to a landfill site. It is believed that a noxious emission from Walleys Quarry landfill in Staffordshire, which is deteriorating Matthew’s breathing problems. According to his family he suffers from…
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Birmingham firm gives charity £12.9k after recycling issue

Birmingham firm gives charity £12.9k after recycling issue: A company located in Birmingham has donated £12,900 to charity following its failure to fulfil recycling regulations. Nobisco donated the money to the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & The Black Country as part of an Enforcement Undertaking approved by the Environment Agency. An Enforcement Undertaking is a…
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Southern Water empties sewage in sea & fined £90m

Southern Water empties sewage in sea & fined £90m: Southern Water has been demanded to pay a record £90 million in fines following a guilty plea to thousands of illegal disposals of sewage that has now polluted rivers & coastal waters. It pleaded guilty to 6,971 illegal sewage disposals amidst 2010 and 2015, these were…
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UKOG has plans to explore Arreton

UKOG has plans to explore Arreton UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) have recently applied for an environmental permit that will allow them to explore a proposed new well site in Arreton, located in the Isle of Wight. If the permit is given permision to go ahead, it would allow UKOG to operate at the proposed…
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Thames Water charged £4m following sewage spill

Thames Water charged £4m following sewage spill: Thames Water has been charged £4 million after an “avalanche of foul waste” seeped out from sewers below London into a park &  river in what has been termed a “catastrophic” spill. About 79 million litres of untreated sewage sludge leaked all over an area of approximately 6,500…
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Cambridge biogas firm instructed to pay £42k

Cambridge biogas firm instructed to pay £42k: A firm that makes crops into energy has been instructed to pay out a total of £42,000 following an ‘extremely harmful’ liquid polluted River Cam. Reported as reckless by Cambridge Magistrate’s Court, biogas company Pretoria Energy permitted a liquid that is made when the crops are in storage,…
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Climate hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels

Climate hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels: More extreme weather and flooding are set to impact the UK as the climate emergency gets worse,  “worst case scenario” levels are being reached with extreme weather and flooding, says the Environent Agency. The government is being called on to take action to tackle the “unseen pandemic” by Cheif…
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Waste criminal told to pay £2.1m for operating illegal site

Waste criminal told to pay £2.1m for operating illegal site: A convicted waste crime lawbreaker has been charged to pay over £2.1 million for conducting an illegal waste site at Ridgeway Park Farm in Worcestershire. It comes after a confiscation case served by the Environment Agency at Worcester Crown Court, where Judge Nicholas Cole charged…
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Noble Foods pays £50k for polluting stream

Noble Foods pays £50k for polluting stream : Noble Foods Co paid a sum of £50,000 for environmental improvements due to untreated wastewater coming from its plant polluted a neighbouring stream. According to the Environment Agency (EA), the emission happened as a result of a series of faults inside the company’s treatment plant, which slaughters…
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Portland Scrap Metal fined £15k for illegally storing scrap

Portland Scrap Metal fined £15k for illegally storing scrap: Dorset-based Portland Scrap Metal has been instructed to pay over than £15,000 due to illegally storing end-of-life vehicles. Weymouth Magistrates Court fined the company £9,000 because they were ignoring several warnings from the Environment Agency demanding it to halt the practice and move all scrap cars…
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