EPS`s Policy and Communications Officer, John Bynorth appeared on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Drivetime’ programme on 28th August, to discuss the report by the Yale School of Public Health, which suggested a link between air pollution in China and a large reduction in cognitive intelligence, particularly among people over the age of 64. Listen to the whole … [Continue Reading]
Environmental Protection Scotland is delighted after the European Federation of Clean Air and Environmental Protection Associations (EFCA) commissioned an article by Policy and Communications Officer John Bynorth on the successful June 21 event for its latest newsletter. The story means environmental protection and air quality experts from nearly a dozen countries will have read details … [Continue Reading]
Do you work in data sector? Want to ensure the masses of enviro information in the public domain is used responsibly? Then book a place for the Use Environmental Data Responsibly Conference which will take place in Glasgow on October 8. Find details here.
Our Land Quality Expert Advisory Group is looking is due to meet shortly and would like to hear from potential new members with the drive, ideas and enthusiasm to contribute towards improving policy in this field.The EAG meets on a regular basis (usually four times a year) at the EPS offices and membership comprises of … [Continue Reading]
Environmental Protection Scotland (EPS) welcomes Lord Pentland’s decision to reject a legal challenge brought by INEOS and Reach CSG against the Scottish Government’s ‘effective ban’ on hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’).FRACKING-EPSSTATEMENT
Environmental Protection Scotland is always on the lookout for new members of our Board of Trustees (BoT). We currently have three openings. Finance Trustee (see job description) Human Resources Trustee (see job description) Trustee (see job description) We are looking for people who can contribute to EPS’s role in providing impartial environmental advice and policy … [Continue Reading]
Find out the latest on Clean Air Day and Noise Action Week. Read our exclusive interview with The Right Honourable the Lord Deben and the countdown to Brexit and more. Access for free the March 2018 Newsletter
CHIMNEY sweeps are giving tips and other advice to Scottish households on how they should burn domestic wood and other solid fuels to lessen the impact of air pollution… Woodburningstoves
Environmental Protection Scotland is delighted to announce that it will be co-ordinating Clean Air Day 2018. This year’s event takes place on Thursday June 21. EPS will be working with the UK organisers Global Action Plan (GAP) and the Scottish Government to deliver events and activities to encourage people to consider environmentally friendly modes of … [Continue Reading]
Notice is hereby given of the 5th Annual General Meeting of Environmental Protection Scotland. For more information, please visit our Events page
Environmental Protection Scotland1 welcomes today’s statement by the Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse to Parliament continuing indefinitely the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking. The exploration of onshore oil and gas would create potential noise nuisance, land contamination, water pollution and air quality issues for local communities. The Minister’s statement gives us reassurances that … [Continue Reading]
Today is National Clean Air Day. Up and down the United Kingdom, hundreds of organisations and individuals are doing their bit to try to make our air quality that little bit cleaner. Are you doing yours? Visit www.cleanairday.org.uk/Pages/Category/scotland or follow them on twitter @cleanairdayuk to see what is going on here is Scotland and what you can do … [Continue Reading]
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