Six fish farming companies in Scotland given government handouts of over £10 million have made profits of £926 million since 2010.
March 14, 2021
Five of Scotland’s 10 largest pieces of vacant and derelict land are not being brought back into use despite being deemed suitable for regeneration or development, The Ferret has found.
April 20, 2020
The names of 57 sites across Scotland guilty of breaking environmental rules have been kept secret at the behest of the UK government to protect “national security”.
April 6, 2020
The number of annual inspections of sites regulated by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency fell by a quarter over the last five years, prompting concerns about pollution.
Donald Trump’s golf course in Ayrshire has been officially damned as “poor” for breaking environmental rules - along with Gordonstoun school and Gleneagles Hotel.
February 21, 2020
A chicken slaughterhouse in Coupar Angus owned by one of Scotland’s largest food processors has continually breached environmental regulations while plaguing locals with “gut wrenching” odours.
October 27, 2019
Ten popular bathing waters around the southern Scottish coastline are so badly contaminated with human and animal faeces that they are a danger to public health.
May 31, 2019
Donald Trump’s golf resort in Aberdeenshire has been condemned as “poor” for sewage pollution by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
October 21, 2018