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
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.
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.
Derelict land is a wasted resource that should help to deliver national ambitions for a fair and green recovery, a national taskforce said today.
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. Initially postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the p
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.
Angus Council has awarded the contract for the Arbroath flood protection scheme to Morrison Construction. Funded by the council and the Scottish Government, the Arbroath (Brothock Water) Flood Protection Scheme has been designed to reduce the risk of flooding from the Brothock Water, which
A Scottish regional regeneration partnership could provide a potential model for global economic recovery, according to a global think tank and strategic advisory firm.
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. Over 900 complaints were received by the agency’s pollution hotline, the highest number the agency has re
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. In a strategic stateme
The development of Europe’s only Marine Technology Park on bank of the Clyde moved one step closer to becoming a reality this week.
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. The three-year agreement between Shawfair LLP, Midlothian Council
An action plan to help homeowners and businesses prevent damage caused by flooding has been launched by the Scottish Government.
The steps needed to bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandoned have been published in a new report.