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FIRE

Waste fires are too prevalent says agency

The Environment Agency is concerned that fires at waste sites, especially vehicle recycling facilities, are occurring more frequently. What must waste operators do to contain the risk? More...

POLLUTION INCIDENT RESPONSE PLAN

Responding well to a spillage

If a pollution incident occurs, preparation is key to minimising the damage caused. Use our template document to develop your procedures and prepare your staff. More...

POLLUTION

Man set fire to building to avoid demolition costs

In a highly unusual case, a property owner has appeared in court on environmental charges having burned down a building which he had been ordered to demolish. What happened? More...

OIL

Storing oil safely

An oil leak can cause significant and long-term environmental harm. Use our document to make sure your storage is fit for purpose and that any leak is properly contained. More...

POLLUTION

Q&A - how to prevent spills from generators?

POLLUTION

Diesel leaked at hospital

Two contractors have been fined for polluting groundwater when over 11,000 litres of diesel leaked during a redevelopment project. Could this incident have been avoided? More...

POLLUTION

Tesco under the pump

Tesco has been fined £8 million after one of its petrol stations in the North West suffered a fuel leak. The resulting pollution required a multi-agency clean up. What was the impact on the local environment and residents? More...

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

Glyphosate licence extended

After much deliberation the European Commission has finally decided to extend the licence for the weed killing chemical glyphosate. So does this mean that you’re free to use products which contain it? More...

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

Should you use glyphosate weed killer?

POLLUTION

Consistently ignoring their duties

A case heard in January 2016 concerned a business which operated on the basis of maximum profit with minimal compliance. What drew the business to the Environment Agency’s attention? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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