BioteQ Commences 2012 Operating Season at Minto

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Source: BioteQ Environmental Technologies

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 -- BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has commenced the 2012 operating season at the Minto Mine site in the Yukon, providing water treatment operations services for Minto Explorations Ltd. BioteQ's operations staff are presently on site, and are commissioning the water treatment system. This is a fee-based contract where BioteQ earns revenue for labour provided and water treatment fees for volume of water treated. The company expects to treat approximately 500,000 cubic meters of water in the 2012 season, which may vary with precipitation and snow melt at the site.

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BioteQ is an innovative clean technology leader in global industrial water treatment. The company's proven technologies have been applied at sites around the world to recover dissolved metals and remove sulphate, producing clean water and eliminating residual waste. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. Please visit our website at www.bioteq.ca for additional information.

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BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
Tanja McQueen
VP Corporate Development
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