Barrhead's Carlibar Park is set to be transformed through a £2.7 million investment to turn derelict land into attractive green space and re-engineer the Levern Water to reduce flooding risks. Led by East Renfrewshire Council, the project is funded through a £1.6m investment from SEPA an
An innovative new project is ‘distilling’ residues from Scotland’s famous whisky industry into sustainable, green energy. The successful trial involving Scottish Water, SEPA and major distiller Chivas Brothers saw distillery residue brought into Aberdeen’s Nigg Waste Water Tr
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) will have the final say on whether to approve an application to build flats in place of a former Aberdeen printworks. Aberdeen Capital Investments had its proposals for the former Scottaspress premises in Maberly Street initially thrown out by c
The full financial impact of a cyber-attack on Scotland's environmental agency is still not clear and the incident remains a warning to other public sector bodies, a report by the Auditor General has warned.
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have signed a formal agreement to support a sustainable future for the built environment, championing innovation and inclusive growth. The Sustainable Growth Agreement sets out a joint vision for the
SEPA is introducing new flood hazard mapping which will provide a clearer indication of surface water (also known as pluvial) flood risk now and in future. The new mapping will enable people, communities and businesses to better understand the risks and act to reduce the impact of surface water floo
Scotland’s environmental regulator has formed a three-year partnership with Robertson Group to support green recovery and help transform the construction of public and private sector projects across the country.
Balfour Beatty can today begin work to remove radioactive contamination from the foreshore at Dalgety Bay in Fife. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) issued the final permit required for work to commence (an EASR 18 permit) on Friday for the restoration which it sa
More than 4,000 digital files stolen from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) in a cyber attack over Christmas have now been illegally published online after the public body rejected a ransom demand.
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. The first project to be delivered under the ESCo will be a low carbon district heating network supplying the new Shawfair town in the