Nearly 1,000 unanswered information requests have been binned by the Scottish Government’s environmental watchdog (Sepa) without requesters being told.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has been accused of breaking the law by failing to maintain a public register of over 175,000 pollution permits.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is under scrutiny by a new government standards watchdog for allegedly failing to stop sewage pollution.
Our new series 'Is environmental regulation in Scotland failing?' will look at the performance of the body tasked with protecting Scotland's environment, Sepa.
A Scottish Government agency has delayed plans to re-open a famous and popular footpath in Edinburgh, prompting angry denunciations from walkers and climbers.
A community group bidding to create a bitterly disputed golf course has been attacked as an “astroturfing front”.
Fossil fuel multinational, Ineos, accused of falsifying a record and flaring gas from a chemical plant at Grangemouth in breach of pollution rules.
Delivery of nuclear reactors to power a new fleet of Trident submarines on the Clyde has been branded as “unachievable” for the second year running.
The Scottish Government’s environment watchdog has slashed its legal enforcement actions almost threefold over the last seven years, prompting accusations that polluters have escaped punishment.