Pollution

Two farmers fined for polluting waterways

Two farmers fined for polluting waterways

Two farmers in Northern Ireland have been fined for polluting waterways, according to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural...

July 7, 2017

Farmers fined in connection with fish kill incident

Farmers fined in connection with fish kill incident

Two farmers from Co. Fermanagh have been fined recently at Omagh Magistrates’ Court, in connection with a fish kill incident....

June 12, 2017

Farmer convicted and fined for polluting a waterway

Farmer convicted and fined for polluting a waterway

A farmer from Co. Antrim was recently convicted and fined £750 (€867) at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court for polluting a waterway. An...

March 23, 2017

Farmer in the North fined for polluting waterway causing serious fish kill

Farmer in the North fined for polluting waterway causing serious fish kill

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been fined £650 (€750) and a £15 (€17) offender levy for causing polluting discharge to...

January 12, 2017

Slurry identified as the cause of a fish kill in Kerry

Slurry identified as the cause of a fish kill in Kerry

Agricultural slurry has been identified as the cause of a fish kill in a river near the town of Tralee...

December 15, 2016

Northern Irish farmer fined for allowing silage effluent to enter waterway

Northern Irish farmer fined for allowing silage effluent to enter waterway

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been fined for polluting a waterway with silage effluent. William Steele from Liswatty Road,...

December 2, 2016

Co Armagh farmer fined £1,000 for ‘grossly’ polluting waterway

Co Armagh farmer fined £1,000 for ‘grossly’ polluting waterway

A Co. Armagh farmer has been fined £1,000 for water pollution offences after it was found that a waterway was...

August 16, 2016

Silage effluent suspected of causing a major fish kill in Northern Ireland

Silage effluent suspected of causing a major fish kill in Northern Ireland

Silage effluent is the suspected cause of more than 1,000 fish dying in a river near Claudy, Co. Derry, according...

August 4, 2016

Two of the most potentially toxic pollution sources on farms this summer

Two of the most potentially toxic pollution sources on farms this summer

Farmers are being advised to be conscious that some of the worst waterways pollution happens over the summer months. Alan...

July 2, 2016