SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

September 23, 2009 07:12 ET

U.S. Environmental-Compliance Construction: "The Glass Is Half-Full, but Will Get Fuller," an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 23, 2009) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Construction spending on environmental-compliance projects for U.S. coal-fired generators has slowed in recent years, but is poised to increase in 2010 and beyond, according to Britt Burt, Industrial Info Resources Vice President of Research - Power Industry. "Environmental-compliance spending has been a little slow recently. I'd say the glass is half-full now, and I'm very optimistic that it will be filling over the next two to three years," Burt said in an interview. Some forecasters predict environmental-compliance spending could hit $6 billion annually, he said.

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