Fines over Fenland water pollution
Pretoria Energy Company (Arable) Limited, a company that produces feedstock for a sister company's anaerobic digestion plants, admitted causing pollution to watercourses in Emneth Hungate in Norfolk and Aldreth in Cambridgeshire. Both incidents were caused by silage liquor leaking from ag-bags and making its way into the watercourses. The ag-bags used by this company contained approximately 318 tonnes of silage.On 7 February 2017, the Environment Agency was notified of watercourse pollution in Emneth. The attending officer found pollution caused by silage liquor escaping from eight ag-bags on the site, some
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