Scottish Pollution Release Inventory
Information on thousands of environmental checks and pollution breaches over 15 months has been permanently lost because of a cyber attack.
Five months after a cyber attack, the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog is still struggling to process pollution permits and planning applications.
Pollution of Scotland’s lochs from a toxic fish farm pesticide has leapt 72 per cent in a year, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency
The petrochemical multinational, Ineos, is by far the largest climate polluter in Scotland, according to the latest official data.
Ineos has been underestimating climate pollution from its chemical plants at Grangemouth since 2016, according to the Scottish Government’s green watchdog.
Three big fossil fuel companies are Scotland’s worst climate polluters, with some carbon emissions rising to record levels.