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17.12.19  Yorkshire Water pays compensation to Walton Angling Club for catastrophic lake pollution

Yorkshire Water has agreed to pay Walton Angling Club £20,000 in compensation six years after the utility giant caused a catastrophic pollution.

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22.11.19  Anglian Water to appeal payout to club despite admitting it caused the deaths of hundreds of fish

Anglian Water is appealing the decision of a judge to award compensation to the Cambridge Fish Preservation and Angling Society (CFPAS), a member club of Fish Legal.

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04.11.19  Fish Legal win compensation for Cambridge anglers after long pollution battle with Anglian Water

After years of fighting, the Cambridge Fish Preservation and Angling Society  has won compensation to restock part of the River Cam following a pollution in 2013.

10.10.19  Fish Legal secures substantial settlement for coarse and carp fishery blighted by silt pollution

Fish Legal has achieved a substantial out-of-court settlement for a coarse and carp fishery member near Bristol, part of whose fishery was blighted by discoloured water pollution from a neighbour’s land.

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13.09.19  Iconic chalk stream faces new abstraction threat

Just a year after Southern Water were forced to temper their water abstraction ambitions on the lower River Test and commit to major long-term infrastructure investments instead, they have now applied for a drought permit to allow increased abstraction this summer, justified by an alleged ‘exceptional shortage of rain’.

Contact: Fish Legal - Eastwood House | 6 Rainbow Street | Leominster | HR6 8DQ | Tel: 01568 620447

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