Polluters to pay larger fines?

As is often the case the consequences of legislation may not be limited to the title. The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) contains provisions that might see a very significant increase in the level of fines for environmental offences.  See an interesting article at: http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2012/june/potential-removal-of-magistrate-fine-caps-could-have-significant-impact-on-environmental-offenders/

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