SEPA chief executive Terry A'Hearn The consortium building the new Aberdeen bypass has been issued with a £280,000 penalty for a series of silt pollution incidents on the rivers Don and Dee.
Countryside campaigners who sought judicial review of a decision to approve plans for a new wind farm in a designated “wild land” area have had their legal challenge dismissed. Danish billionaire and landowner Anders Povlsen, director of Wildland Limited, which owns the Ben Loyal, Kinloch and Ho
Superglass CEO Ken Munro (left) with SEPA chief executive Terry A’Hearn The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has signed Scotland’s first Sustainable Growth Agreement at a launch event with Stirling-based manufacturer Superglass Insulation Limited.
An urban flooding project to tackle the deficiencies in Glasgow's drainage system and allow the building of 22,000 new homes on previously unviable brownfield sites has been received a funding boost. The Glasgow City Region City Deal Cabinet has approved £3.17 million of funding towards the next st
A half mile-long new sewer tunnel is to be installed beneath the streets of the Yoker area of Glasgow as part of a £7 million project to help improve the water quality and natural environment of the River Clyde and tackle flooding issues. Scottish Water has started work on the project, which involv
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the regulatory charging scheme covering annual licence costs and application fees. The consultation follows extensive engagement with licence holders, the Scottish Government and wider stakeholders,
A £5 million hydro scheme for one of Scotland’s most protected natural sites has been given the green light by Angus councillors.
An innovative new environmental wetland project in Cowdenbeath by Scottish Water has been completed and promises to be an innovative storm water treatment method – as well as a boost for wildlife in the area.
A Glasgow waste management firm has been fined after waste was illegally dumped in North Lanarkshire. CMI Demolition Limited received a £16,000 fine at Airdrie Sheriff Court after the company failed to ensure the proper disposal of waste from their facility between March and June 2011.