Media Releases : 2020

Number of releases found for the currently selected year : 13

Ambitious new route map points the way to £1 billion for nature conservation


date22 May 2020

A route map towards unlocking £1 billion of new investment for nature conservation in Scotland has been published by the Scottish Wildlife Trust and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). This work comes at a critical time as society plans a green recovery from the social and economic upheaval caused by COVID-19, and continues to respond to the urgent climate and ecological emergencies. Read more

Scottish business environmental compliance over 90% for fourth year in a row in latest SEPA data

Scottish business environmental compliance over 90% for fourth year in a row in latest SEPA data

date19 February 2020

Scottish business environmental compliance was over 90% for the fourth year in a row in the latest figures published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). 90.5% of Scottish regulated business sites were assessed as compliant (Excellent’, ‘Good’ or ‘Broadly Compliant’) in 2018. 76.2% of Scottish regulated sites (almost 4,000 sites) rated as excellent. Read more