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Fire may have caused ground contamination

Soil within a 1.2km radius of Grenfell Tower has been found to contain high levels of toxic chemicals. What is the problem and what options are available to businesses and others who find their grounds are similarly affected? More...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Q&A - how to prevent spills from generators?


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...


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...


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...


Should you use glyphosate weed killer?

Last updated: 23.08.2019

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