Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Water Pollution Fines In Somerset

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A Somerset farmer has recently been ordered to pay nearly £4000 in fines and costs for unintentionally polluting a stream with contaminated water and breaching storage regulations. The incident near Stoke St Gregory was picked up during a routine Environment Agency (EA) visit. Water from a roofing drain had become contaminated with sileage discharge. Inspectors…

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Environmental Permits for Discharges to Surface Water and Groundwater

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You may need an environmental permit if you discharge liquid effluent or waste water (such as poisonous, noxious or polluting matter, waste matter, or trade or sewage effluent): into surface waters, for example, rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes, canals or coastal waters (known as water discharge activities) onto or into the ground, for example, land spreading…

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