£45k fine for flower grower that poisoned fish

1st July 2011


A major UK flower supplier has been ordered to pay a fine of £45,000 and costs of £5,600 after a cocktail of pesticides from one of its farms entered a stream and killed hundreds of fish.

Truro Magistrates Court heard that Pendarves Farm, near Camborne in Cornwall, failed to store pesticides and chemicals correctly resulting in the pollution of five miles of waterways in June 2010. Noc

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