Yorkshire Water to invest £13m to improve river water quality

The company plans to invest in a range of measures that aim to improve the Wharfe upstream of the bathing water

Environment Agency calls for jail sentences for bosses of polluting companies

The EA Chief said the new regulating policy will mean much tougher punishment for the biggest polluters

“Not a single river in England is free from pollution”

Just 14% of English rivers meet “good ecological status”, according to the Environmental Audit Committee

Severn Trent Water fined £1.5m for illegal sewage discharges

Nearly 360,000 litres of sewage were discharged into one brook

Thames Water fined £4m for 30-hour waterfall of sewage discharge

The incident is believed to have killed approximately 3,000 fish

Environment Agency: ‘Certain water companies fall short of their environmental responsibilities’

Last year saw the second-highest number of serious pollution incidents since 2015, a new report suggests

Work on Iberdrola offshore wind farm stopped over oil leak allegations

The French coast guard agency said a jack-up vessel that was carrying out drilling work for the project declared a 100-litre oil leak

Turkey vows to tackle ‘sea snot’ outbreak

Turkey’s President has pledged to fight against a plague of jelly grey sludge that is spreading along the Sea of Marmara near Istanbul

Chinese official asks Japan’s Deputy PM to take a sip of Fukushima treated water

The call follows the Japanese Government’s decision to release more than one million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean

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