The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) issued a consultation seeking views on its proposal to vary a bespoke condition included in some permits granted under the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (EASR) on the receipt of radioactive waste and the holding of contaminated items.

The UK Government asked for views on areas of the plastic packaging tax design, which have been further refined ahead of the tax commencing in April 2022.

The Society's Mental Health and Disability and Environment Committees repsonded to this UK Government call for views.

The Scottish Government issued a consultation to seek views to inform the development of their final recommendations.

The UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee re-launched an inquiry into Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation to gather views from industry, regulators and other stakeholders on Scotland’s first industry guidance for the eventual decommissioning of offshore renewable energy infrastructure.

SEPA issued a consultation seeking feedback on key areas within the principles of their permit reform process, the key changes to the non-hazardous landfill permit and their regulatory approach.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on Scotland's Low Emission Zones: Regulations and Guidance to seek opinions on issues of a technical nature that underpin the operation and delivery of Low Emission Zones (LEZs), including the substantive issue of emission standards, exemptions and penalty charges.

SEPA has issued a consultation on their permit reform process.

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has issued a consultation on controls on the import and export of hunting trophies.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on Developing Scotland's Circular Economy.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on the Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on the role of public sector bodies in tackling climate change.

The Scottish Government has issued an inquiry on Scotland’s National Transport Strategy

The Scottish Government's Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has issued an inquiry on The Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020: accompanying statement and proposed regulations.

The U.K. Government has issued a consultation on standards for biodegradable, compostable and bio-based plastics.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued a consultation on the Scottish forestry and wood processing sector. 

 

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on the Handling of waste: amendment to legislation

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has issued a consultation on measures to reduce the amount of unnecessary and difficult to recycle packaging and increase the amount of packaging that can and is recycled.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation to consider how Scotland maintains effective environmental governance following an exit from the European Union.

HM Treasury and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs have issued a consultation on the design of the tax on plastic packaging announced at Budget 2018.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on its draft Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019-2024.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued a series of consultations on its sector plans for the challenges of tommorrow.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee have launched a joint call for written evidence for pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued a consultation on its Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued a consultation on river basin management planning.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued a consultation on steps for the Solway Tweed river basin district.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on draft Noise Action Plans.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued a consultation on how it will work with the tyre sector; from those who commission, design and manufacture tyres through to the businesses and operators who use, collect, recycle and recover waste tyres.

The Scottish Parliament's Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee received a notification from the Cabinet Secretary on the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 on 2 October 2018.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on the options for distinct elements of a deposit return scheme on beverage containers, seeking views on which options will deliver the best results for Scotland.

The Scottish Government has issued a discussion paper inviting input to the development of an Environment Strategy for Scotland.

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has issued a consultation on the actions being proposed to reduce air pollution and its effects.

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has issued a consultation on environmental principles and governance after EU exit.

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee launches an inquiry into the Government’s proposals for a new environmental watchdog and its proposals to bring environmental principles into UK law after leaving the EU.

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued consultations on their first three Sector Plans for the Scotch Whisky, metals and landfill industries.

The Scottish Parliament's Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has issued a call for evidence on EU Environmental and Animal Welfare Principles.

The Scottish Government and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have issued a consultation on the supporting guidance for the Integrated Authorisation Framework.

The Scottish Government and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have issued a consultation on the Draft Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018.

The Scottish Civil Justice Council has issued a consultation to seek views on draft rules for Protective Expenses Orders (PEOs). The draft rules seek to ensure that, where applicable, the rules regulating applications for PEOs in environmental proceedings operate so as to give proper effect to the requirement under the Aarhus Convention and European Union Law that proceedings should be 'not prohibitively expensive'.

The Scottish Government and the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) have issued a consultation that sets out proposals for a new integrated environmental authorisation framework for SEPA. The new framework plans to bring together the authorisation, procedural and enforcement arrangements for existing environmental protection regimes relating to water, waste, radioactive substances and pollution prevention and control.