The UK coastguard agency has been accused of a pollution “cover-up” over the oil rig that ran aground in northwest Scotland last month.
The Coal Authority is to review the way it manages minewater treatment facilities across Scotland after a pollution incident in Lanarkshire.
Much vaunted plans to set fire to coal under the sea around Scotland are likely to be dealt a blow by an independent review for the Scottish Government.
Residents criticise UK's largest landowner for not fencing off toxic waste ponds left from lead mining in the Dumfries and Galloway hills.
Fresh fears about fracking Scotland’s central belt after scientists discover dangerous levels of toxic chemicals at a US fracking site.
INEOS plants at Grangemouth have been criticised by government watchdogs for failings on health, safety and the environment.
Plans to gasify coal under the sea around Scotland could cause pollution, earthquakes, underground explosions, say government experts.
More than 300 industrial sites across Scotland - including a host of well-known names - have been named and shamed.
Eight beaches across Scotland officially condemned as "poor" because their polluted bathing waters make people sick have been given prizes for "good water quality" by the government-backed charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful.