Is environmental regulation in Scotland failing?
The body tasked with protecting Scotland’s environment (Sepa) has had its funding slashed by more than a quarter in real terms since 2010.
Nearly 1,000 unanswered information requests have been binned by the Scottish Government’s environmental watchdog (Sepa) without requesters being told.
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.
Our new series 'Is environmental regulation in Scotland failing?' will look at the performance of the body tasked with protecting Scotland's environment, Sepa.