Articles posted by James Aldred

Environmental Standards Scotland (ESS) was created by the Scottish Parliament to ensure that Scotland’s public bodies are complying with environmental law, that our environmental laws are effective and that Scotland is keeping pace with international developments. We are now looking to recruit a Chief Executive, who will confidently lead ESS in delivering our mission, vision

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Come and meet Environmental Standards Scotland – and find out more about Scotland’s new, post-Brexit environmental oversight body Two information sessions are being held in January: 12:30-13:30 Friday 21st January 2022 (for representatives of community groups and members of the public) – Register here 12:30-13:30 Thursday 27th January 2022 (open to anyone) – Register here

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Air pollution causes significant health impacts and is estimated to be responsible for over 2000 premature deaths a year in Scotland.  These dangers have been recognised by governments across Europe and the Scottish Parliament has passed legislation to make it a legal requirement to meet air quality ‘limit levels’ as set out in the Cleaner

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Watch our formal launch

Environmental Standards Scotland formally launched on 1st October 2021 to ensure Scotland’s communities can enjoy the healthy environment that they deserve. Our launch event, hosted by BBC presenter Clare English, featured a welcome from our Chair Jim Martin, an overview of ESS from our Interim CEO Brendan Callaghan, and a panel discussion which included two

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