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.
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
Residents, businesses and community groups are encouraged to give their views on how flood risk can be managed across the Scottish Borders as part of a joint consultation with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). The flood risk management plans are aimed at protecting communities at th
Scotland’s environmental regulator has formed a three-year partnership with one of the largest family-owned construction, housing, infrastructure and support services businesses in the UK to support green recovery and help transform the construction of public and private sector projects across
Travellers have won their fight to stay on a site built without permission beside the internationally-renowned North Esk Park nature reserve in Aberdeenshire. North Esk Park at St Cyrus has been at the centre of a planning battle since emerging virtually overnight without approval in September 2013.
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
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.
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