Mark Watson successfully prosecutes company responsible for major pollution incident
October 5, 2014
Mark Watson, on behalf of the Environment Agency, has successfully prosecuted one of Europe’s leading chemical companies for a pesticide pollution of the River Nene in Peterborough. Thousands of fish died and thousands more were damaged as a result of the leak of toxic chemicals into the river which occurred in June last year.
The company was ordered to pay £92,000 in fines and costs at Peterborough Crown Court.
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