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Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution

1. Mar 2021

Thames Water, the UK’s largest water company, has been fined £2.3million for a pollution incident in 2016 that resulted in the death of 1,200 fish and damaged the environment. RLC member Sailesh Mehta was instructed by the Environment Agency. He said:

“This fine reflects the growing trend in courts to acknowledge the seriousness of environmental offences of this kind and shows how the courts are playing a vital role in protecting the environment for future generations.”

News report: [The Guardian]

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