1. Consultation paper

    16 Feb 2019

    Environmental principles and governance after Brexit: consultation

    We are seeking to gather evidence on future arrangements for the application of EU environmental principles and for environmental governance in Scotland, in the event that the UK exits the EU.

  2. Legislation

    14 Jan 2019

    Chemicals: registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction - notification to the Scottish Parliament

    Notification about deficiencies in legislation due to EU exit in the event of a 'no deal' scenario, and proposed amendments to ensure the law continues to operate.

  3. Legislation

    14 Jan 2019

    Waste (miscellaneous issues 2): notification to the Scottish Parliament

    Notification about deficiencies in legislation due to EU exit in the event of a 'no deal' scenario, and proposed amendments to ensure the law continues to operate.

  4. Guidance

    14 Jan 2019

    National low emission framework

    Methodology for local authorities to undertake air quality assessment through the National Low Emission Framework (NLEF) to inform decisions on transport-related actions.

  5. NEWS

    06 Nov 2018 14:22

    Tackling air pollution

    Review of Clean Air for Scotland announced.

  6. Consultation paper

    15 Oct 2018

    Draft noise action plans: consultation

    The European Noise Directive (END) was adopted in 2004 and requires member states to bring about measures which are intended to avoid, prevent or reduce noise on a prioritised area basis.

  7. Consultation responses

    30 Jul 2018

    Ban of plastic-stemmed cotton buds: consultation response

    Summary of responses to the Scottish Government's proposal to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds.

  8. Consultation paper

    27 Apr 2018

    Ban on manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds: proposal

    A consultation to gather views from stakeholders on the introduction of a ban on the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds in Scotland.

  9. NEWS

    29 Mar 2018 15:21

    Cleaner Air for Scotland

    New members help to strengthen governance group

  10. NEWS

    13 Mar 2018 11:04

    Responses to Low Emission Zone (LEZ) consultation now analysed

  11. Factsheet

    09 Feb 2018

    Water environment: legislation

    A list of all legislation relating to the water environment in Scotland.

  12. speech / ministerial statement

    27 Sep 2017

    Air quality: minister's statement

    Cabinet Secretary for Environment Roseanna Cunningham addresses the Scottish Parliament on the issue of air quality and low-emission zones.

  13. Factsheet

    21 Jul 2016

    Air quality: legislation

    A list of all legislation relating to air quality in Scotland.