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Environmental Regulations Boost Babcock & Wilcox U.S. Power Business, an Industrial Info News Alert


October 4, 2012 - SUGAR LAND, TX

Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE:BWC) (B&W) (Charlotte, North Carolina) may have missed business opportunities created by the North American Power Industry's "dash to gas," but the company is benefitting from tighter environmental regulation of coal-fired power plants. And it has set its sights on getting more nuclear business by competing for federal funds to build a prototype of a small modular reactor (SMR).

Other companies featured: McDermott International Incorporated (NYSE:MDR), Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT), CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS), Xcel Energy Incorporated (NYSE:XEL)

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