Radiation from fish and lobsters near the U.K.’s biggest nuclear polluter suggest radioactive material dumped into the sea from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi power plant isn’t a long-term health threat, scientists said.
Royal Boskalis Westminster NV won a 70 million-euro ($92 million) contract to install turbine foundations at a U.K. wind farm being developed by Iberdrola SA’s ScottishPower Renewables unit and Dong Energy A/S.
The Isle of Man, a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea, has been approached to host a trial gas production and carbon-capture project as the island seeks to become a hub for exports of renewable energy.
An icy rain is pelting about 30 protesters who’ve converged at the gate of a natural gas drilling site near Manchester, England. On the other side of a fence topped with razor wire, a 10-story-high rig is boring into shale to determine if it’s suitable for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The demonstrators unfurl a banner: “Fracking will poison our children.”
Liam Boggan used to spend Sunday evenings traipsing to Dublin airport to catch the 9:10 p.m. flight to London for his job at State Street Corp. As Ireland recovers from recession, his commute is now 600 miles shorter.