Coal

Lawrence R. Codey, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) president, urged the natural gas industry to help protect the environment and preserve its share of the electric generating market by getting involved in the national debate over electric industry restructuring. Codey`s comments came at the recent Association of Gas Distributors (AGD) 1997 Energy Policy Forum.
Nuclear

James F. Wood has been appointed president of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, replacing Walter E. Boomer.
Nuclear

The storm water collection system at Public Service Electric & Gas Co.`s (PSE&G) Salem/Hope Creek generating stations has not been cleaned since installation 20 years ago. When faced with the need to clean and repair the system, PSE&G found it did not have the manpower or equipment needed to clean the 14,000 feet of line involved. But, Video Pipe Services Inc., Newfield, N.J., did.