BP to build new Texas power plant, puts industry on notice

BP said the proposed new units, subject to regulatory approval, will replace less efficient power units resulting in NOx emission reductions of about 53% from the Texas City site and 34% from the Chocolate Bayou site. In addition to substantial NOx reductions, the sites will also reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 727,000 tonnes/year, BP said.

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 20, 2000—Utilities will serve as the back door through which carriers and CATV can enter buildings that would otherwise remain restricted by landlords, thanks to measures implemented on October 12, 2000 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Commission’s decision is being touted as a measure to enhance the ability of competing telecommunications providers to provide services to customers in residential and commercial buildings or other multiple tenant environments.

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