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£9.5m bill for firms behind Britain’s most costly industrial disaster

Five companies have been ordered to pay £9.5 million for their part in the 2005 fire and explosion at the Buncefield Oil Storage Depot, in Hertfordshire.

The £1.3 million in fines for the pollution caused are a record in the UK. The £3million fines for Total are the second highest to be handed down for safety offences.

View press release ‘£9.5m bill for firms behind Britain’s most costly industrial disaster’