Recycling firm fined for polluting river

November 14th, 2007 - 8:23 am ICT by admin  

Bio Tech Oils UK, which turns used cooking oil into diesel, has now been slapped with a 19,000 pounds fine after a trainee worker at the company poured four barrels of toxic glycerine down a drain.

According to The Sun, the disposal of the glycerine caused the death of hundreds of fish, frogs and birds over a three-mile stretch of a river near Tredegar, South Wales.

The award-winning firm has admitted to disposing the chemicals in such a way.

Bio Tech Oils UK supplied all the generator fuel for July’s Live Earth gig at Wembley.

However, the company now faces utter ruin. (ANI)

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