Revelations that an underground coal gas plant in Australia is facing prosecution for allegedly contaminating over 300 square kilometres of farmland have sparked fears that the same could happen in Scotland.
The day after Scottish ministers announced a moratorium on fracking they were privately warned by a multi-millionaire oil tycoon that Scotland would lose investment worth £250 million.
Three decades after the Union Carbide disaster, the campaign for justice for the victims, and the effigy-burning, goes on.
The Duke of Buccleuch lobbied the Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, and government officials behind closed doors to fast-track a £1 billion plan for one of Scotland’s biggest-ever wind farms.
Trident submarines are plagued by serious security lapses, beset by multiple safety blunders and “a disaster waiting to happen”, according to a nuclear weapons engineer turned whistleblower now being hunted by the police.
More than 430 public bodies in Scotland are investing over £1.4 billion in pollution, tobacco and weapons despite the dangers posed to the planet, human health and life around the world.
Eight beaches across Scotland officially condemned as "poor" because their polluted bathing waters make people sick have been given prizes for "good water quality" by the government-backed charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful.
British government officials approached nuclear companies to draw up a co-ordinated public relations strategy to play down the Fukushima…