In brief: Scotland's carbon footprint slashed, fines for NI waste offences

Also in the news: Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions fall 49%, NI men fined £6,000 for waste offences, Textiles BREF talks kick off, Wastewater treatment plants ‘important source’ of microplastics

The Longannet coal-fired power station
The closure of the 2.4 gigawatt Longannet coal-fired power station in 2016 was a boon for Scotland's greenhouse gas figures

Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions fall 49%

Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 49% between 1990 and 2016, accordin

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