Water pollution (see also: Procedure) - R v HP Foods (2 March 1998) Worcester Magistrates' Court

United Kingdom
At HP Foods' plant in Worcester, a sealing bung had become dislodged and process effluent escaped via the storm drains into the nearby river. HP Foods were fined £10,000 for the escape contrary to Section 85(1) of the Water Resources Act 1991 which led to sewage fungus in the waterway. (ENDS Report 280, p53)