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Farm pollution incidents can be messy, time-consuming and costly, not to mention damaging to the environment and to neighbourly relations. Clean-up costs relating to farm pollution can run to hundreds of thousands of pounds and the losses and costs covered by insurance are not always well understood, says Peter Thompson, divisional director of Agrical Chartered Loss Adjusters. Relatively recent changes in the law have placed onerous responsibilities on farmers and landowners, especially in respect of clean-up costs under the “polluter pays” […]