Scottish ministers have the power to halt plans to dump nuclear waste on Aboriginal land in Australia which could breach human rights, according to government advisors.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is facing criticisms for paying a consultant nearly £1,000 a day for 66 days to head its new specialist enforcement unit.
Scotland’s most polluting companies have been named and shamed in a new database compiled by the government’s Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
Pollution from fish farm pesticides is more widespread than thought and is harming marine wildlife, according to the Scottish Government’s green watchdog.
Donald Trump’s golf resort in Aberdeenshire has been condemned as “poor” for sewage pollution by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
The Scottish Government’s green watchdog is threatening court action against the petrochemical giant, Ineos, for failing to limit pollution from gas flaring near Grangemouth.
One of Scotland’s most senior fish farm watchdogs has quit to join the fish farming industry, prompting concerns about the effectiveness of environmental regulation.
Scotland’s forests are treated and sprayed every year with hundreds of kilograms of a toxic pesticide blamed for killing bees and butterflies, The Ferret can reveal.
Scotland must “rapidly” shut down its North Sea oil and gas industry to cut pollution and combat climate change, according to a new report from scientists.