The client in the food and drink sector had a turnover in excess of £3.5 billion was charged with polluting a small UK chalk stream in the East of England.
In collaboration with Lancaster University’s Centre for Global Eco-Innovation and Manchester Airport Group, Peak Associates delivered a PhD project with Andrew Freeman to tackle this issue.
Legal: Appointment As Lead Defence Expert For UK plc re. alleged pollution of a UK river via impact on local sewage works
The client who produces several well known UK and International Brands in the food and drink sector has a turnover of circa £400 Million and was accused of discharging trade effluent to a sewer that was out of consent.
Our consultancy was recently hired by the owners of a warehouse company to investigate pollution in their surface water interceptor.
An aquaculture fish farm, located in the UK, hired us to assist with the Environmental Impact Assessment and prevent pollution in their catchment area.
Situated in Wales this was our first prosecution (but not our only one) led by Natural Resources Wales. Right from the start something did not add up.
In 2006, we sized and assisted with an installation of a new sewage treatment at a heritage site to update their foul drainage system.
The primary school in Cumbria became aware of the inadequacy of its existing sewage treatment plant as a result of a visit by their local Environment Agency officer.
Peak were appointed by a loss assessor after a fire that started in the garage of a residential property spread to an oil tank used by the local Methodist Church.
This extensive site investigation was for a client we have worked with for over 20 years.