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  • South West Water to pay £350,000 over ‘serious’ pollution

    South West Water has agreed to pay £350,000 to a charity following a “serious” pollution incident in Plymouth that wiped out the local fish population. The Environment Agency has agreed the payment, known as an enforcement undertaking, which will be made to the Westcountry Rivers Trust, as an alternative to prosecution and will benefit urban watercourses […]

    Posted at August 18, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on South West Water to pay £350,000 over ‘serious’ pollution
  • EDF Energy chosen to take on Solarplicity’s customers

    Ofgem has appointed Big Six company EDF Energy to take on the customers of recently collapsed supplier Solarplicity. It comes after the regulator announced the small energy supplier ceased to trade earlier this week. Solarplicity’s 7,500 domestic customers and 500 business customers will be transferred to EDF Energy, which will ensure all outstanding credit balances […]

    Posted at August 17, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on EDF Energy chosen to take on Solarplicity’s customers
  • New £3.5m fund offered to recycle small waste electricals

    A new fund worth £3.5 million has been launched for the reuse and collection of small waste electricals across the UK. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Fund is inviting applications from waste collection authorities and reuse organisations for the funding. Up to £3 million has been allocated for small electrical waste kerbside collection […]

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