Pesticide safety limit watered down after industry lobbying
Proposed safety limits for a toxic pesticide used on salmon farms have been made 23 times weaker after behind-the-scenes pressure from the industry.
Fish farming industry bids to relax limits on toxic pesticide
The multinational salmon farming industry has been pushing behind the scenes for environmental limits on a toxic pesticide to be 100 times weaker than government regulators recommend.
Wildlife widely damaged by fish farm pesticides, says Sepa
Pollution from fish farm pesticides is more widespread than thought and is harming marine wildlife, according to the Scottish Government’s green watchdog.
Pesticide report suppressed after freedom of information warning
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency ditched a toxic pesticide report after fears it could attract freedom of information requests.
How the Scottish Government ‘nuanced’ away fish farm pesticide ban
The Scottish Government put pressure on its environmental watchdog to drop a plan to ban a toxic pesticide so as not to upset the fish farming industry.
Ban on polluting pesticide dropped after complaint from fish farmers
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency secretly ditched a plan to ban a toxic pesticide after pressure from the fish farming industry.