Environmental Standards Scotland
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.
A charity has accused ministers of failing to regulate the use of a potentially dangerous sewage fertiliser seven years after a report called for action.
A green charity has made an official complaint about the Scottish Government's allegedly “unlawful” approach to protecting bathing waters from sewage leaks.
The police force tasked with guarding UK nuclear plants reported 37 security breaches last year including the thefts of three ‘classified’ Microsoft tablets.
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Marine conservationists are claiming a “landmark victory” after Environmental Standards Scotland published a report on the use of acoustic deterrent devices in salmon farming.
Concerns have been raised that Scottish local authorities are “massively underestimating” their carbon footprints, after an external review of one council’s climate pollution saw its reported emissions quadruple in one year.
Air pollution will be the subject of a Scotland-wide investigation – the first to be carried out by the country's new environmental watchdog, The Ferret can reveal.