The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) is the environmental regulator for Scotland.
The “illegal” dumping of masses of dead fish in sand dunes on a Hebridean beauty spot is finally set to end, The Ferret can reveal.
The environment minister has been urged to outline a plan to stop sewage leaks after The Ferret revealed that government officials said Scotland was “way behind” England in tackling the issue.
Thirteen leading nature, environment and countryside advocates have been rejected as board members by the Scottish Government’s nature agency.
The company that supplies Scottish farmed salmon to the retail giant, Marks and Spencer, has been officially reprimanded for misreporting toxic pesticide use.
Scotland is “way behind” England in solving problems with sewage spills into rivers, according to Scottish Government officials.
Wind farms on Scotland’s peatland could be doing much more damage to the climate than previously thought.
Scotland’s rivers, lochs, canals and burns are in the worst state on record, with more than 400 damaged by water pollution and other problems, according to the latest official analysis.
Nearly 50 sites run by Scottish Water including sewage and wastewater treatment are “poor”, “very poor” or “at risk”, according to Scotland’s environmental watchdog.
More than 400 industrial sites across Scotland have been officially damned as “unsatisfactory” on pollution.