Fines for flytipping could be more than doubled as part of proposals being consulted on. The consultation on a new National Litter and Flytipping Strategy proposes a range of measures to prevent litter and flytipping, improve data and strengthen enforcement. To read the full story, click here.
Scotland’s Budget will deliver record levels of investment in tackling the climate emergency – helping to protect and restore the natural environment, and slash emissions from homes, industries and transport. To read the full story, click here.
The Scottish Government has announced further measures to support Scotland’s just transition to net zero. To read the full story, click here.
As power is fully restored to all those who experienced outages as a result of Storm Arwen, the Deputy First Minister John Swinney has thanked everyone involved in the recovery effort, and committed the Scottish Government to take forward a lessons-learned exercise. To read the full story, click here.
A flock of free-range hens from a commercial premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. To red the full story, click here.
A new network for farmers and crofters to highlight and share climate change mitigation actions is to be established. To read the full story, click here.