More than half of Scotland’s most popular beaches for wild swimming have been polluted with unsafe levels of sewage this summer.
The Defence Nuclear Organisation, which oversees the nuclear weapons programme, refused to release details of any of the incidents, prompting claims of a "cover up".
Sepa has not committed to publishing the results of its compliance assessments which names and shames firms who break environmental rules.
The UK Government is refusing to say why it is keeping nuclear safety reports secret because it is worried about “anti-nuclear arguments from the Scottish Government”.
A green charity has made an official complaint about the Scottish Government's allegedly “unlawful” approach to protecting bathing waters from sewage leaks.
The whisky industry has been accused to trying to "sabotage" the Scottish Government’s deposit return scheme for drinks containers.
Government woodland bosses have been criticised for failing to bring beavers back to state-owned Scottish land and save them from possible shooting.
Fewer than one per cent of unauthorised tree fellings reported to Scottish Forestry have ended in a successful prosecution over nearly a decade, The Ferret has found.
A ‘world-first’ trial of hydrogen heating systems in Fife is yet to sign up its targeted number of households despite offering residents £1,000 to take part.