Scottish compliance edges up
Almost 90% of operators regulated by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) under its compliance assessment scheme (CSA) achieved an excellent or good rating in 2013.Sepa's report states that, of the 3,991 licensed activities assessed as part of the scheme last year, 2,951 (74%) were rated as excellent, 592 (15%) as good and 66 (2%) as broadly compliant, which mea
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