Legal brief: Pollution incidents cost Thames Water £247,500
Guildford Crown Court has fined Thames Water £220,000 and ordered it to pay £27,500 costs for polluting a watercourse running through a site of special scientific interest and killing scores of fish.The case was referred to the court for sentencing by Redhill Magistrates’ Court because of its seriousness and to ensure stiffer financial penalties were imposed on the company. The lower court had be
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