Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. to Present at EUEC 2013 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona

WORTHINGTON, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC), a leader in mercury emission capture technology for power plants and other coal burning units, announced today that Marc Sylvester, Vice President of Sales will present at the Energy, Utility & Environmental Conference (EUEC) 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday, January 28 at 3:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The annual EUEC is the largest energy utility conference in the US.

Mr. Sylvester's presentation entitled, Maximizing Mercury Capture Under Challenging Combustion Scenarios, describes Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.'s success with its Sorbent Enhancement Additive (SEA™) mercury capture technology in recent demonstrations with varying amounts of mercury in the coal and at high SO3 levels.

Midwest will be at this conference at exhibit information booth #716.

About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (ME2C)

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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Source: Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.