Midwest Energy Emissions Corporation Adds Two New Directors

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corporation (MEEC) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has been increased from three to five directors and the Board has elected R. Alan Kelley and Christopher Greenberg as new Directors, effective June 1, 2013, to fill the newly created Board seats.  

MEEC Chairman and CEO John Norris commented, "This is an exciting day for our company as we have added two people to our Board who can really help us grow as the nation moves toward implementation of the new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plant emissions. Alan Kelley, currently our President and COO, who will also become our new CEO effective June 1, is a highly respected senior industry executive who has a wealth of experience in the electric utility business which is our primary customer base.  Chris Greenberg is a major investor in our company and is highly experienced in building and operating successful businesses. I have gotten to know Chris over the past two years and have been especially impressed with not only his business skills but his integrity and emphasis on ethical and socially responsible business operations, all of which we strive for at MEEC."

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 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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Investor Contact:

Alan Kelley

Joe Diaz

President and COO

Managing Partner

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.

Lytham Partners, LLC




SOURCE Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.