Fuerst Day Lawson Ltd has paid the sum to the Trent Rivers Trust as part of an enforcement undertaking with the Environment Agency. The money from the enforcement undertaking will be put towards improving natural features in reaches of the upper River Trent.
Between July and September 2015, a polluting matter entered the balancing pools on Stanley Matthews Way and then entered the Newstead Brook. Discharge from Fuerst Day Lawson’s site on the Newstead Industrial Estate in Trentham, contributed to the impact on the watercourse.
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