It is reported this week that the Norfolk Rivers Trust is using a pollution solution including buffer strips and silt traps to help curb run-off from a 1,000-pig farm in West Acre, Norfolk. The sediment run-off came from an outdoor pig unit. During heavy rainfall events, suspended sediment came off the field and onto a […]

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EA Chair Emma Howard Boyd calls for courts to make fines for water pollution proportionate to companies’ turnover. The Chair of the Environment Agency has called for courts to make fines for water pollution incidents proportionate to the companies’ turnover, saying that the water companies are responsible for “at least one serious pollution incident every week.”  […]

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Thanks to Richard Ashley  EA Chair calls for courts to make fines for water pollution proportionate to companies’ turnover The Chair of the Environment Agency Emma Howard Boyd has called for courts to make fines for water pollution incidents proportionate to the companies’ turnover, saying that the water companies are responsible for “at least one serious pollution […]

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