ME2C® Environmental Announces Debt Repayment Agreement with Alterna Capital Partners

Debt Repayment and Exchange to Simplify Capital Structure Ahead of Planned Near-Term Uplisting

CORSICANA, TX, June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C Environmental" or the “Company”), a leading environmental technologies firm, today announced that it has entered into a debt repayment agreement with AC Midwest Energy LLC (“Alterna”), an affiliate of Alterna Capital Partners, a registered investment advisor, which will repay all existing secured and unsecured debt obligations presently held by Alterna.

Pursuant to the Debt Repayment and Exchange Agreement with Alterna, ME2C Environmental shall repay the existing $0.3 million secured note outstanding in cash as well as the existing $13.2 million principal amount outstanding under an unsecured note through a combination of cash and stock. Alterna is also entitled to a certain non-recourse profit share under the unsecured note which will be satisfied also through a combination of cash and stock.

"Alterna is a trusted partner whose ongoing support has enabled us to further strengthen our financial position and secure the bright future of our business," said Richard MacPherson, Chief Executive Officer of ME2C Environmental. "This debt repayment and exchange will fortify our balance sheet through the removal of more than $13.5 million in debt, positioning the Company for an anticipated uplisting in 2021. I look forward to leveraging this momentum as we continue to execute upon our business plan, creating sustainable, long-term value for our shareholders.”

The completion of the transaction described herein is subject to various closing conditions. The foregoing is qualified in its entirety by a more complete discussion of the transaction, which will be set forth in a Form 8-K to be filed by the Company.

About ME2C® Environmental

ME2C Environmental (OTCQB: MEEC), is a leading environmental technologies company developing and delivering patented and proprietary solutions to the global power industry. ME2C’s leading-edge services have been shown to achieve emissions removal at a significantly lower cost and with less operational impact than currently used methods, while maintaining and/or increasing power plant output and preserving the marketability of byproducts for beneficial use. ME2C Environmental is a trade name of Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. For more information, please visit

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ME2C Environmental Contact:
Stacey Hyatt
Corporate Communications
ME2C Environmental
Main: 614-505-6115 x-1001
Direct: 404-226-4217

Investor Relations Contact:
Greg Falesnik or Brooks Hamilton
MZ Group - MZ North America

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