Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Water) has been ordered to pay record-breaking £1 million after polluting a canal in Hertfordshire. This is the highest ever fine for a water company in a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency. The case was brought by the Environment Agency after Thames Water caused repeated discharges of polluting matter […]

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Bob Earll   ‘The warning reports have been published. We have great difficulty in assessing ‘events’ in the context of a changing baseline. This is aided by our amnesia over past events. Remember the floods of 2007 and the Pitt report. This winter’s floods have shown that we – in particular George Osborne – needs to […]

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