The Scottish Environment Protection Agency secretly ditched a plan to ban a toxic pesticide after pressure from the fish farming industry.
An investigation by Scotland’s information watchdog has lambasted ministers for their “poor” approach to freedom of information law.
A £450 million plan by Ineos to develop the Grangemouth petrochemical complex for fracking is facing fierce opposition.
Scottish local authorities are investing £1.7 billion in 52 fossil fuel companies blamed for causing climate chaos.
The Scottish Government’s green watchdog suppressed a critical report on pollution after private lobbying by the fish farming industry.
At least 45 lochs around Scotland’s coast have been contaminated by toxic pesticides from fish farms that can harm wildlife and human health.
Jim Ratcliffe, boss of Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos, secretly lobbied George Osborne when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer to muzzle the unions.