New bullying allegations at Scots environment agency
Staff at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency have demanded an independent inquiry into allegations of bullying and harassment.
Pollution data permanently lost because of cyber attack
Information on thousands of environmental checks and pollution breaches over 15 months has been permanently lost because of a cyber attack.
Cyber attack cost environment watchdog £2.5m
The Scottish Government’s green watchdog has lost £2.5 million income from industry permits and inspections following a debilitating cyber attack.
Environment at risk from ‘disastrous’ cyber attack on government watchdog
Five months after a cyber attack, the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog is still struggling to process pollution permits and planning applications.
Green watchdog communications wrecked by cyber attack
Computer systems at the Scottish Government’s green watchdog have been crippled for two weeks by a “complex and sophisticated” cyber attack.
Environmental rules for salmon farming industry relaxed
The Scottish salmon farming industry has been accused of taking advantage of the coronavirus emergency to “sidestep” environmental regulation.
Climate pollution on the rise because of Peterhead gas plant
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.
Trump’s Turnberry resort condemned for environmental breaches
Donald Trump’s golf course in Ayrshire has been officially damned as “poor” for breaking environmental rules - along with Gordonstoun school and Gleneagles Hotel.
Oil giant ExxonMobil could be prosecuted over flaring in Fife
The oil giant, ExxonMobil, could face prosecution after emergency flaring from its Mossmorran plant in Fife was branded “unacceptable” by the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog.