Bennett Environmental Inc.
TSX : BEV

Bennett Environmental Inc.

August 01, 2008 10:31 ET

Bennett Environmental Inc. Retains Financial Advisor

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2008) - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX:BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") announced today that it had retained Blackmont Capital Corp. to act as its exclusive financial advisor. Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Christopher Wallace, Chairman of the Board, stated, "it is appropriate at this time that the Company fully explore all alternatives to ensure that the best possible return to shareholders are achieved. Blackmont's experience and expertise will be beneficial to the shareholders in this process."

Further information regarding Blackmont can be found on its website www.blackmont.com.

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About Bennett Environmental Inc.

Bennett Environmental Inc. is a North American leader in high temperature treatment services for the treatment of contaminated soil and has provided thermal solutions to contamination problems throughout Canada and the U.S. Bennett Environmental's technology provides for the safe, economical and permanent solution to contaminated soil. Independent testing has consistently proven that the technology operates well within the most stringent criteria in North America. For information, please visit the Bennett Environmental website at: www.bennettenv.com.

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