The Sunday Times December 22 2019, 12:01am. Our finest waterways are becoming unusable, and not one prosecution is in progress over fouling last year. Water companies are polluting some of Britain’s most picturesque rivers, from the Windrush in the Cotswolds to the Aire in Yorkshire, without facing a penalty for the vast majority of offences. […]

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Using the Enforcement Undertaking route, see the Severn example below, Water Companies in particular are providing funds for a wide variety of restoration projects carried out by NGOs as a result of their pollution. Enforcement undertakings: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/environment-agencys-use-of-civil-sanctions/enforcement-undertakings-accepted-by-the-environment-agency–2 Severn Trent Water has paid more than £220,000 to a charity after sewage pollution caused the death of […]

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Sperm whale washes up with 100Kg of litter in its stomach The results are in for this year’s Great British Beach Clean Thanks to you, almost 11 tonnes of litter was cleared from the UK’s coastline in just one weekend! MCS ‘Great British Beach Clean’ data over the last 26 years has been instrumental in […]

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