Construction Enquirer has picked on up this successful prosecution of this housing giant who pleaded guilty to charges relating to breaches in Environmental Permitting Regulations at Newport Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

A total of seven pollution offences, caused by illegal water discharge activities occurred at the Willow Court development site in Abergavenny between 11 February and 11 November 2019.

An additional pollution offence also occurred on 2 February 2021.

Inspections carried out by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) revealed that the pollutant on each occasion was caused by water run-off from the site, which had been contaminated with silt.

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