Farmer fined for ‘shocking’ incident of water pollution – Mid Ulster Mail

A District Judge has described photographs of a water pollution incident in south Derry as “shocking.”Before the court was farmer Eric Scott Thom, from Quarry Road, Desertmartin, who was fined £750 and ordered to pay a £15 offender levy.Judge Oonagh Mullan told Scott that the incident should never have happened and he should have taken steps sooner to prevent “poisonous polluting matter” from entering the waterway.Magherafelt Magistrates Court heard that an inspection of the Grange waterway, part of

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