UK fined over EU water violation

BBC: The UK faces fines for breaching EU law on water treatment after plants in northern England and in London dumped raw sewage into waterways. That is the outcome of a ruling by the European Court of Justice, which has yet to decide what the penalty will be. Under an EU directive introduced in 1991, Britain was obliged to meet new standards for treating waste water. The UK said that it had already taken steps to fix the problem and that it was complying with EU regulations. However, the......

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