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28 February 2024

Southern Water Pleads Not Guilty to Polluting the River Test

Southern Water pleaded “not guilty” on Tuesday at Southampton Magistrates’ Court to four criminal ch…
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23 February 2024

Government to appeal High Court ruling with country-wide implications for rivers

The Government and Environment Agency have this week been given permission to appeal a High Court ru…
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02 February 2024

Enforcement Action over Abstraction on Northern Ireland salmon river “not a priority” for Office of Environmental Protection

The Office of Environmental Protection (OEP) has decided not to take any enforcement action against…
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10 January 2024

Natural Resources Wales referred to environment watchdog for River Wye pollution failures

Fish Legal has submitted a legal complaint to the interim Environmental Protection Assessor for Wale…
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De-icer spraying on aircraft
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03 January 2024

East Midlands Airport face criminal charges for River Trent pollution

Multiple criminal charges are being brought against East Midlands Airport Ltd by the Environment Age…
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14 December 2023

Anglers settle legal claim against major liquid fertiliser manufacturer for River Witham fish kill

A Lincolnshire angling club has reached an out-of-court settlement with Omex Agriculture Ltd after t…
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20 November 2023

WE WON! DEFRA’s River Basin Management Planning unlawful, finds High Court

In landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for UK’s polluted rivers Fish Legal and Pickering…
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13 November 2023

Roadbuilders Faces Legal Action for Damaging Northern Ireland Salmon River

A group of construction industry businesses, led by Portuguese firm Somague, is facing legal action…
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20 October 2023

Fish Legal demands urgent review of environmental permits for sewage discharges in Wales

In a letter to the Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales on 19 October, Fish Legal called for a…
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09 October 2023

Yorkshire Dales river pollution threat averted as industrial poultry plans rejected on appeal

Planning permission for large-scale free range egg production covering 60 hectares in Hambleton, Nor…
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