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.
Plans to launch rockets into space from Shetland are facing allegations they could increase climate pollution by disrupting thousands of flights a year.
Scotland’s newly-appointed freedom of information (FoI) commissioner has run into criticism because he previously accused the media of FoI “abuse”.
Two whisky companies have been reprimanded by the Scottish Government’s environmental watchdog after leaks which breached legal limits and polluted rivers.
Highland Council has launched an investigation into allegations that a primary school playground was sprayed with a toxic pesticide in breach of council policy.
Proposed safety limits for a toxic pesticide used on salmon farms have been made 23 times weaker after behind-the-scenes pressure from the industry.
The number of nuclear safety incidents recorded by the Ministry of Defence at Faslane and Coulport on the Clyde has rocketed by a third in a year.
Scottish Government agency under attack after seeming to encourage people to “enjoy walks” along a famous footpath in Edinburgh long closed to the public.
A leading cinema chain has ditched a sponsorship deal with the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, following pressure from filmmakers.