WORTHINGTON, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 03/28/12 -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCBB: MEEC), a mercury emission capture technology company for power plants and other coal burning units, announced today that its President, Alan Kelley, will be presenting at the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Thursday, March 29, 2012 in Arlington, VA. Participants at this meeting include China's Ministry of Environmental Protection, Chinese engineering corporations and large electric utilities in China. In addition to its North America patents, Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. holds a broad mercury emissions control Chinese patent for coal-fired power plants and is exploring cooperative opportunities to license its technology in China. Over the next five years, according to the USTDA, China will spend approximately $11.4 billion to curb heavy metal pollution.
About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.
We deliver cost effective mercury capture technologies to power plant and other large industrial coal-burning units in the United States and Canada. Our proprietary technology allows customers to meet even the new, highly restrictive standards the U.S. EPA has set for mercury emissions, in an effective and economical manner with the least disruption to the current equipment and on-going operations. For more information, see our website at www.midwestemissions.com.
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Jeffrey E. Davis
Director, Corporate Communication & Investor Relations