Drinks giant fined for emissions breaches
Multinational drinks giant Diageo has been fined more than £1.2m by the Scottish government for breaches relating to the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), despite having an appeal partially up-held.The company operates six installations in Scotland that were required to participate in the EU ETS under its third phase, which began in 2013. An investigation by the Scottish Environment Protection
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