1. Consultation paper

    30 Oct 2020

    Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: consultation

    Consultation on a draft new air quality strategy for Scotland, taking into account the recommendations arising from the independent review of the Cleaner Air for Scotland strategy.

  2. Research and analysis

    12 Feb 2020

    Marine plastic pollution: research

    Research on the plastic value chain in Scotland to better understand this landscape and the potential for intervention to address marine plastic pollution.

  3. Consultation paper

    05 Aug 2019

    Handling of waste: amendment to legislation: consultation

    Consultation on extending the power of Scottish Ministers to direct the holder of a permit issued under the PPC Regulations 2012 to accept and keep, or accept and treat or dispose of, controlled waste at specified places and on specified terms.

  4. Advice and 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. 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.

  6. Speech/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.