River Kennett -Poisoning

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One of the pig farms being investigated near the River Kennet.   In one of Britain's worst ever incidents of river poisoning which killed more than three million fish.<br />
Scientists from the Agency say carryed out door-to-door enquiries at farms and businesses around the village of Little Bedwyn, Wiltshire, <br />
It is thought contaminants entered the river near the village and spread downriver to the Berkshire Trout Farm, near Hungerford, wiping out its entire stock of more than 150 tonnes of trout .<br />
The Environment Agency's area manager Stu Darby said: "This is one of the largest incidents of its type in the region to date