The BBC reports on thousands of spills at US oil and gas fracking sites. According to published research, up to 16% of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill liquids every year. Scientists found that there had been 6,600 releases from these fracked wells over a ten-year period in four states. The biggest problems were […]

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The European Commission says the UK needs to take greater action on air quality. The Commission has sent final warnings to Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). NO2 pollution is a serious health risk, with most emissions resulting from road […]

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Thames Water will face its “biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned. The company admitted water pollution and other offences at sewage facilities in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Fish and birds died following the spills in 2013 and 2014.One fisherman lost thousands and went […]

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Water pollution isn’t really a very fashionable topic, in addition to those high profile fines and incidents there are a host of smaller incidents which continue to beg the question about management and investment practices for all sorts of businesses. Containment News is a mine of information on this ongoing problem: To subscribe to this FREE monthly […]

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