Climate pollution from Scottish businesses rose by three per cent between 2017 and 2018 because emissions from a gas-fired power station at Peterhead doubled.
Scotland's salmon farming industry is planning to start using a toxic pesticide that has been banned in terrestrial agriculture because of dangers to bees, campaigners are warning.
Investigations have been launched into how radioactive waste ended up in a transport container at Hunterston nuclear power station in breach of environmental rules.
A Scottish Government proposal to re-open a public inquiry into plans by Ineos to drill for underground coal gas in central Scotland has dismayed campaigners.
The number of annual inspections of sites regulated by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency fell by a quarter over the last five years, prompting concerns about pollution.
Donald Trump’s golf course in Ayrshire has been officially damned as “poor” for breaking environmental rules - along with Gordonstoun school and Gleneagles Hotel.
Scottish Government funding for major environment bodies has been slashed by 40 per cent over the last decade putting nature and the climate at risk, according to a new expert analysis.
A chicken slaughterhouse in Coupar Angus owned by one of Scotland’s largest food processors has continually breached environmental regulations while plaguing locals with “gut wrenching” odours.
A sea loch on the west coast of Scotland prized for its wildlife has been polluted by countless thousands of scraps of plastic waste from the manufacture of salmon farm cages on the shore.