Electricity prices in Northern Ireland, already the highest in the UK, could get higher. Price increases might have to pay for the £40M cost of installing flue gas desulphurisation to reduce pollution at Kilroot station - required under the EU's Large Combustion Plant directive.
Britain has won a legal dispute with the European Commission over the disposal of waste from the dismantled Jason nuclear reactor at Greenwich Royal Naval College. Judges ruled that the European Atomic Energy Community Treaty, which obliges European Union governments to submit disposal plans to the Commission for environmental risk assessment, did not apply to military sites.
Capita could take television company Channel 4 to court over its negative portrayal in a documentary about its running of the congestion charge in London. The documentary, 'Confessions of a parking attendant' contained secret filming of conversations inside the company's headquarters.
Capita maintains staff shown in the programme were 'seen applying Transport for London's rules consistently'.