Cambridge-based biogas firm ordered to pay £42k for water pollution incident

A silage liquor, an ‘extremely harmful’ liquid that is formed when crops are in storage, allegedly leaked into the River Cam

Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution

More than 1,100 fish died after untreated sewage was released into a local stream in 2016

Environment Agency: Climate emergency hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels

Chief Executive Sir James Bevan said if left unchecked, climate change will kill more people and do much more harm, than COVID-19

Seven areas to be classified as water stressed

The Environment Agency has launched a consultation to safeguard water supplies

Environment Agency seeks views on new nuclear power station design

The Environment Agency has identified six ‘potential issues’ of the UK Hualong Pressurised Water Reactor

Waste criminal ordered to pay £2.1m for illegal site

John Bruce, aged 48 from Pershore, has been given three months to pay the fine or face seven years in jail

Noble Foods pays £50k for polluting stream with wastewater

The money has been given to the Lincolnshire Rivers Trust to fund environmental improvements following an investigation by the Environment Agency

Portland Scrap Metal fined £15k for illegally storing waste vehicles

The court heard the company kept waste vehicles on site despite its environmental permit not allowing it to store, keep or treat those vehicles

Illegal waste containers shipped to Sri Lanka brought back to the UK

Those responsible could face up to two years in prison and an unlimited fine

Yorkshire households warned to not become ‘accidental’ waste criminals

There are concerns about the number of ‘man and van’ adverts and self-promotion on Facebook and other social media platforms offering to take away people’s rubbish