Here you will find a complete list of the news SEPA has
released. If you are a journalist and require any further
information on any of the items or other environmental
matters, please contact a member of our Communications
SEPA News Releases - 2013
Flooding outlook - Thursday, 05 Dec 2013
Pascal Lardet, Hydrology Duty Manager for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) said:
Flooding outlook 19:00 update - Thursday, 05 Dec 2013
Pascal Lardet, Hydrology Duty Manager, for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) said:
Flooding outlook - Wednesday, 04 Dec 2013
Marc Becker, Hydrology Duty Manager for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) said:
Do you know who has your rubbish? - Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013
How can you tell whether the company you're contacting to remove your rubbish is allowed to do it?
It might seem like a silly question, after all once you've paid someone it becomes their responsibility – doesn't it? The simple answer is no.
SEPA promotes best practice for managing Invasive Non-Native Species - Thursday, 07 Nov 2013
SEPA is today (6 November) hosting a one day seminar and workshop event at the Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries for local land managers and public agencies, to raise awareness of the threat posed by non-native species to the Dumfries and Galloway region.
Countdown to new waste regulations for businesses - Friday, 19 Jul 2013
With less than six months to go until the introduction of new waste regulations for businesses, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has been promoting the upcoming changes through a series of briefings and seminars across Scotland.
SEPA statement re Court of Session decision - Thursday, 18 Jul 2013
SEPA believes in the polluter pays principle, which means that work to prevent damage to the environment should be funded by those whose activities created the risk of pollution.
SEPA statement regarding Dalgety Bay debate - Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is aware of the Commons debate last night between Gordon Brown MP, and Dr Andrew Murrison, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence, regarding radioactive contamination at Dalgety Bay.
SEPA wins Connect ICT Innovate Award - Thursday, 20 Jun 2013
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) gained recognition on Tuesday (18 June) at the Connect ICT Awards for using innovative technology to deliver public services.
Scotland's 2013 bathing water season starts - Friday, 31 May 2013
Hoping for a long, dry summer? People considering a day out or holiday in Scotland will be pleased to know that the bathing waters season begins this weekend.
SEPA launches new mobile website for water users - Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
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.
SEPA issues new reports on marine sediment chemical levels - Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013
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 and NIEA launch revamped NetRegs site - Thursday, 04 Apr 2013
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 - Friday, 22 Mar 2013
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.
SEPA to Unveil New Watercourse Management Registration - Friday, 01 Mar 2013
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is due to unveil a new registration category next week, as it discusses land drainage and watercourse management issues with farmers and landowners.
SEPA grants licence for Loch Fitty project - Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013
Scotland’s environmental regulator has granted a licence for the Scottish Coal Company Limited’s (SCCL) project to drain Loch Fitty, the start of a project that will reinstate the loch to a higher standard than it is at present.
Flooding outlook - Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
SEPA's Duty Hydrology Manager provides an update on the latest flooding outlook.
Snow thaw and flood risk - Friday, 25 Jan 2013
SEPA's Hydrology Duty Manager explains the situation with regards to snow thaw and flood risk over the weekend.