Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. to Partake as Partnering Sponsor of the Energy and Environmental Research Center Air Quality IX Conference

WORTHINGTON, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/13 -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) announced today that the Company is a Partnering Sponsor of the University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Air Quality IX Conference. The EERC Air Quality Conference (http://www.undeerc.org/aq9/) is the nation's premier conference on emission control. The conference will take place October 21-23, 2013, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.

Midwest Energy CEO Alan Kelley will serve as the Session Chair for a conference session entitled "Hg Control - Sorbent Injection." During the session, Mr. Kelley will discuss mercury emission control with top industry experts and other conference attendees. Marc Sylvester, Vice President of Sales with Midwest, will make a presentation entitled "MATS Compliance Programs for Mercury with Various PM Equipped Units."

CEO Alan Kelley commented, "We're excited to present the Midwest Energy Emissions story at the Air Quality IX Conference and share why our technology continues to have the strongest value proposition of any mercury capture solution in the market today. Our participation gives us the ability to spend time with clients and many other utilities who are planning around very important mercury emissions regulations, notably MATS (the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standard). This is a critical time for the utility industry to establish fully reliable Mercury-emissions planning."

About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (MEEC)
Midwest Energy Emissions Corporation delivers cost effective mercury capture technologies to power plants and other large industrial coal-burning units in the United States and Canada. The Company's proprietary technology allows customers to meet the new, highly restrictive standards the U.S. EPA (http://www.epa.gov/mats/) has set for mercury emissions, in an effective and economical manner with the least disruption to their current equipment and on-going operations. For more information, please refer to the Company's website at www.midwestemissions.com.

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Keith McGee
Director of Investor Relations
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.

Source: Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.