United Kingdom: Serious water pollution incidents doubled in 2011, report shows

Press Association: The number of serious incidents of pollution in the water sector almost doubled last year, a report by the Environment Agency showed on Thursday. Overall, serious industrial pollution incidents across all sectors including industry, water, waste and farming fell slightly to 620 in 2011. Last year's figure was a 4% drop on 2010 and down more than half (52%) on the figures for 2000, the latest sustainable business report revealed. But in the water industry the number of pollution incidents......

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