Firth of Forth
Sewage spilled directly into Scotland’s rivers, lochs and seas at least 12,000 times in one year.
Much vaunted plans to set fire to coal under the sea around Scotland are likely to be dealt a blow by an independent review for the Scottish Government.
The multi-millionaire oil tycoon, Algy Cluff, is delaying a planning application to gasify coal under the Firth of Forth in the face of mounting political opposition.
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.