A 50/50 joint venture energy services company between Vattenfall and Midlothian Council has been launched to deliver low carbon energy projects across the area.
Published 16 November 2020
Scientists at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have successfully pinpointed fragments of coronavirus’ ribonucleic acid (RNA) in local waste water samples across the country.
Published 23 October 2020
A Dunbar brewery company has been fined £10,000 after admitting discharging caustic effluent into a sewer which caused damage to a waste water treatment works.
Published 22 October 2020
Derelict land is a wasted resource that should help to deliver national ambitions for a fair and green recovery, a national taskforce said today.
Published 1 October 2020
Contractor George Leslie has been appointed to undertake a £2 million project to re-naturalise the Garrell River, create new paths and conserve threatened habitats and species at Dumbreck Local Nature Reserve in Kilsyth.
Published 23 September 2020
East Ayrshire Council has pledged to "constructively challenge" a ruling by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) which identified areas of ground earmarked for development throughout the region as being at risk of flooding.
Published 22 September 2020
Angus Council has awarded the contract for the Arbroath flood protection scheme to Morrison Construction.
Published 24 August 2020
A Scottish regional regeneration partnership could provide a potential model for global economic recovery, according to a global think tank and strategic advisory firm.
Published 23 June 2020
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is to submit a report to the Crown Office over a potential prosecution in relation to the flaring at the Mossmorran complex in April 2019.
Published 14 May 2020
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has revealed today it will relax some regulations for the duration of the COVID19 crisis but warned that businesses will meet an “uncompromising” regulator if they try to flout the temporary environmental standards.
Published 6 April 2020
The development of Europe’s only Marine Technology Park on bank of the Clyde moved one step closer to becoming a reality this week.
Published 23 January 2020
The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have committed to a landmark Sustainable Growth Agreement (SGA) that will accelerate the delivery of a well-designed, sustainable community that promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles.
Published 20 December 2019
An action plan to help homeowners and businesses prevent damage caused by flooding has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Published 11 November 2019
The steps needed to bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandoned have been published in a new report.
Published 19 August 2019
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has published a new plan which sets out how it will regulate and work with the housing sector to improve environmental performance throughout the supply chain.
Published 3 July 2019