Five months after a cyber attack, the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog is still struggling to process pollution permits and planning applications.
The clean-up of radioactive pollution by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) at Dalgety Bay in Fife is to start — 31 years after it was first discovered.
A plant run by the fossil fuel multinational, Ineos, at Grangemouth has been officially condemned as “very poor” for pollution.
Trident nuclear base condemned by Scottish Government watchdog for “poor” environmental performance after it polluted the Clyde with toxic chemicals.
The discovery of a highly radioactive nuclear fuel element at Hunterston in North Ayrshire has sparked concerns about an “alarming safety lapse”.
Nearly half of Scotland's salmon farms burn, dump or destroy millions of dead fish every year.
Fish farmers in Scotland are permitted to use 16 "toxic" chemicals to kill parasites and fungi, control infections and anaesthetise fish.
Scottish Government research into pesticides used to control the lice that infest farmed salmon deliberately excluded impacts on the “wider marine environment”.
Six fish farming companies in Scotland given government handouts of over £10 million have made profits of £926 million since 2010.