- Fisheries Trust turns clock back 200 years by restoring river to its original course
A pioneering project to restore part of an important salmon river to its original course, thus recreating suitable habitat for salmon and other fish, has been completed by the Esk Rivers and Fisheries Trust (ERFT).
- Environment minister views pioneering river restoration project in the cairngorms national park
The Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Paul Wheelhouse has been visiting Carr-Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park this morning (Monday 29 April) to view ‘shovel ready’ projects including a pioneering river restoration project.
- Scottish Water fined £9,750 for Ayrshire and South Lanarkshire pollution
Scottish Water has been fined a total of £9,750 following pollution incidents at two sites in 2011, one in Ayrshire and the other in South Lanarkshire.
- SEPA issues new reports on marine sediment chemical levels
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has today (24 April 2013) published the results of surveys showing the levels of certain chemicals, used in fish farming, present in Scotland's marine sediments.
- SEPA launches new mobile website for water users
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has today (25 April 2013) announced the launch of a new mobile-friendly website to make it even easier for fishermen, canoeists, walkers and other water users to plan their activities.
- North Lanarkshire man ordered to complete 100 hours of community work
A North Lanarkshire man was placed on a Community Payback Order, at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Wednesday (3 April) for illegally storing waste tyres on a site in Salsburgh.
- Scottish Water fined £20,000 for Renfrewshire sewage spill
Scottish Water was fined £20,000 at Paisley Sheriff Court this week (10 April) after a spill of sewage from the Lochwinnoch Sewage Treatment Works located adjacent to Castle Semple Loch.
- SEPA and NIEA launch revamped NetRegs site
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) have joined forces to launch a new and improved environmental regulation website.
- SEPA to host festival air quality event
As part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF), the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) will be hosting a special event, discussing the impacts of air pollution, on Tuesday 26 March.
- Perth hydro scheme pollution costs company directors £10,000
A total of £15,000 in fines has been handed out for illegal work in two Scottish rivers.