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Regina v Thames Water Utilities Ltd: CACD 19 Feb 2010

The defendant company appealed against sentence for an offence under section 85(1) of the 1991 Act. Judges: Lord Justice Moore-Bick Mr Justice David Clarke And Mr Justice Sweeney Citations: [2010] EWCA Crim 202, [2010] 2 Cr App R (S) 90, [2010] Env LR 34, [2010] 3 All ER 47 Links: Bailii Statutes: Water Resources Act … Continue reading Regina v Thames Water Utilities Ltd: CACD 19 Feb 2010

Empress Car Company (Abertillery) Limited v National Rivers Authority (Now, Environment Agency): Admn 11 Dec 1996

Citations: [1996] EWHC Admin 345 Links: Bailii Statutes: Water Resources Act 1991 85(1) Cited by: Appeal from – Empress Car Company (Abertillery) Ltd v National Rivers Authority HL 22-Jan-1998 A diesel tank was in a yard which drained into a river. It was surrounded by a bund to contain spillage, but that protection was over … Continue reading Empress Car Company (Abertillery) Limited v National Rivers Authority (Now, Environment Agency): Admn 11 Dec 1996

Empress Car Company (Abertillery) Ltd v National Rivers Authority: HL 22 Jan 1998

A diesel tank was in a yard which drained into a river. It was surrounded by a bund to contain spillage, but that protection was over ridden by an extension pipe from the tank to a drum outside the bund. Someone opened a tap on that pipe so that diesel flowed into the drum until … Continue reading Empress Car Company (Abertillery) Ltd v National Rivers Authority: HL 22 Jan 1998

Regina v Milford Haven Port Authority: Crwn 10 Mar 1999

A four million pound fine for a major pollution event was proper to reflect the genuine and justified public concern which had been caused. If damage flowed directly from the conduct of a business, the business was as liable as those directly responsible. Citations: Gazette 10-Mar-1999 Statutes: Water Resources Act 1991 85(1) Environment Updated: 09 … Continue reading Regina v Milford Haven Port Authority: Crwn 10 Mar 1999