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The High Court has overturned a magistrates' ruling which cleared Alfred McAlpine Homes of polluting a Kent stream.The National Rivers Authority, which brought the prosecution, appealed against the decision, fearing it would allow other firms to avoid pollution charges.Now McAlpine must be tried again by Tonbridge and East Malling magistrates on a charge of polluting controlled waters last May.Cement from the builder's site in Goldwell Springs, East Malling, was washed into Ditton Stream, ...

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