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Yorkshire Water fined £600,000 after sewage pollution hits Wakefield fishery

Comments Off | 01-22-2016

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd has been fined £600,000 after an ageing sewage pipe burst and killed hundreds of fish in a Wakefield lake.
The company was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 19 January after pleading guilty to one charge of causing a water discharge that was not authorised by an environmental permit.
Yorkshire Water was

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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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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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Northumbrian Water Ltd fined £30,000 over pollution incidents

Comments Off | 04-24-2014

Northumbrian Water Ltd has been fined a total of £30,000 for two sewage pollution incidents that happened last year.
In two separate cases that were both heard before Peterlee Magistrates’ Court on 22 April, the water company admitted and was sentenced for two offences of discharging polluted matter into watercourses.
Chris Bunting, prosecuting for the Environment Agency,

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