SCOTLAND’S most polluting companies have been named and shamed in a new database compiled by the Government’s Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa). Among those who topped the “dirty dozen” pollution league in 2017 were the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, and the oil multinationals, Shell and ExxonMobil. Other leading polluters included plants run by the arms firm, Raytheon, in Glenrothes, the pharmaceutical company, GSK, in Irvine and the technology company, Texas Instruments, in Greenock. Toxic emissions from a chemical factory run by CalaChem in Grangemouth increased sharply between 2016 and 2017. The amount of dangerous dioxins released from the Baldovie waste incinerator in Dundee also rose.
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