Hefty fine for Welsh dairy farmer in silage effluent incident

Farmers Weekly

A Carmarthenshire dairy farmer has been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £12,000 for persistently polluting a river with silage effluent, despite warnings by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The effluent from an overflowing silage tank at Cwrt Farm, Pentrecwrt, made the Afon Gwr Fach poisonous to fish, Llanelli Magistrates’ Court was told. […]

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