Abattoir fined £26k for polluting river
Stirling sheriff court heard that management failings at Scotbeef's Bridge of Allen site led to twice the amount of manure and slurry being stored than was permittedOn 29 January 2013, after complaints of pollution in a nearby waterway, an officer from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) visited Scotbeef’s plant on the outskirts of Stirling, which p
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