Posts Tagged ‘brought’

£100,000 hangover for brewery after water pollution incident

Comments Off | 03-19-2016

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, MCB Ltd were in court on 17 March 2016 for polluting the River Wey and the Lasham Drain (which carries surface water runoff and is a tributary of the River Wey).
MCB Ltd pleaded guilty to 2 offences: causing a water discharge activity and breaching

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Telford man handed £6,229 penalty for operating an illegal waste site

Comments Off | 11-19-2015

The 37-year-old was fined £3,200, ordered to pay £2,909 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge.
The charge was brought by the Environment Agency contrary to Regulation 12 and 38 of the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.
Environment Agency officers visited Hill Top Farm, Telford in 2013 where they met with Mr Wellings. He

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ESSAR fined £497,284 for environmental offences in Cheshire

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

The company was sentenced on Tuesday 27 October 2015 at Chester Crown Court following a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency. They were fined £497,284 and ordered to pay costs of £40,000 in relation to 2 separate incidents which occurred in 2012.
On 31 July 2012 the roof of an oil storage tank failed under pressure

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£800,000 investment for cycling and tourism in Yorkshire

Comments Off | 02-22-2015

Yorkshire will get £800,000 to help market the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire to international visitors and build new cycling facilities in the region, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced today.
£300,000 of funding will be invested by Welcome to Yorkshire on international marketing to promote the Tour de Yorkshire and the region generally to overseas

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Thames Water fined £220,000 for river pollution in Surrey

Comments Off | 02-22-2015

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Water) were fined £220,000 and ordered to pay costs of £27,500 at Guildford Crown Court on 16 February for polluting the River Blackwater, a tributary of the River Loddon in Surrey.
Thames Water was found guilty of breaching its environmental permit by allowing

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Concealment Penalty Proceedings U/S 271(1)(C) of Income Tax Act 1961 Initiated in 128 Cases in which Assessments were Completed While in the Remaining Cases, Assessment Proceedings are at Advance Stage;

Comments Off | 02-10-2015

Information about HSBC foreign bank accounts was received from the French authorities in respect of 628 Indian persons/entities. Out of the said 628 persons, 200 were either non-residents or non- traceable, leaving 428 cases of residents which were found actionable. For these 428 actionable cases the net amount of peak balance was about Rs.4500 crore.
The

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Thames Water fined £250,000 for polluting Newbury’s Chase Brook

Comments Off | 09-2-2014

The case was brought by the Environment Agency after it was discovered that Thames Water had allowed untreated sewage to enter the Chase Brook.
The brook which flows through ‘The Chase’ – a 143 acre nature reserve owned by the National Trust. The nature reserve is within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom with Unpaid Parking Fines over £1,000: 2013

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Mark Simmonds):
In 2013, 5662 unpaid parking fines incurred by Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations in the United Kingdom were brought to our attention by councils. These totalled £541,599.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has held face-to-face meetings with a number of missions about outstanding parking fine

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Anglian Water to pay £94,000 for sewage overflow

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

All 3 pumps at Ingrave Pumping Station, near Brentwood, Essex had failed in the early hours of Sunday 10 April 2011 and sewage polluted more than 4 kilometers of the Haverings Grove Brook.
A variety of fish species died including bullhead, stoneloach, minnow, stickleback, chub, dace and gudgeon. Many of these species were spawning at the

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