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Scottish housing businesses are being encouraged to become world leaders in sustainability and embrace the economic opportunities that environmental changes can bring. The VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards (VIBES) is celebrating its 20th year and is calling on Scottish businesses to mark th

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Communities across Scotland will benefit from more than £700,000 additional funding to improve flood protection. This includes £300,000 to support the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) in its role as the national flood forecasting, flood warning and strategic flood risk manag

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Views are being sought from the housing sector as a Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) consultation nears its conclusion. As part of “transformational changes needed to tackle today’s problems”, the environmental body is shifting its approach to regulation by moving focu

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A new report which highlights the importance of waste reduction and recycling in offsetting our carbon impact has concluded that the fight against climate change begins at home. Published to coincide with Recycle Week, which runs till Sunday (30 September), the Zero Waste Scotland study measures the

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Two Scottish land and environment bodies have set their sights on finding ways to bring derelict and vacant land equivalent to twice the size of Dundee back into productive use. The Scottish Land Commission and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have launched their innovative partners

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The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has lodged an objection to plans for more than 700 homes at Govan Graving Docks warning that the new properties would be at risk of flooding if the project went ahead. ZM Architecture and New City Vision unveiled plans in March to bring the site ba

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Fresh plans to transform a former auction site and waste land in Moray into a housing complex have failed to address flooding concerns from Scotland’s environmental body. ANM Group has lodged plans to build more than 100 homes and restaurant at the site on Elgin’s Linkwood Road.

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The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has joined a list of almost 200 objectors to plans to build 125 new homes on the grounds of a school in Fife. The Courier has reported that the environment watchdog is warning that some of the properties at Hillside School in Aberdour could be at ris

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The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published a new handbook to help local authorities and landowners implement natural flood management measures. The Natural Flood Management Handbook was launched at an event held by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

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