SOURCE: Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

November 23, 2009 07:00 ET

Environmental Service Professionals, Inc. and Laborers' International Union of North America Sign Collective Bargaining Agreement

PALM SPRINGS, CA--(Marketwire - November 23, 2009) - Environmental Service Professionals, Inc. (OTCBB: EVSP) today announced the signing and commencement of a "collective bargaining agreement" with the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) ands its affiliated Unions in the 12 Southern California Counties of San Diego, Kern, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Orange, San Bernardino, Inyo, Mono, Riverside, Imperial and San Luis Obispo. ESP recognizes the Union as the exclusive collective bargaining representative of all employees of the Company over whom the Union has jurisdiction in the 12 Southern California Counties.

ESP, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Environmental Safeguard Professionals, Inc. ("Safeguard"), has developed a standardized training, certification and inspection process to address mandated energy certification, construction defects, moisture/mold and other environmental issues in commercial and residential buildings. Leaders in the insurance, mortgage banking and real estate industries have an innate interest in "best in class" annual environmental inspections for improved risk assessment and mitigation. LIUNA and their affiliated Unions will begin the process of training their members to become Certified Environmental Home Inspectors through ESP's CEHI™ program.

Ed Torres, CEO, Environmental Service Professionals, Inc., said: "We are extremely pleased to have consummated this agreement with the Unions. It is a significant first step towards accomplishing the goals and objectives of our relationship with the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) to certify and train 5,000 inspectors throughout the nation." Additionally Torres stated: "We are committed to embark on the mission of building a team of professionals, thousands strong, to serve the residential and commercial community."

About Laborers' International Union of North America

Laborers' International Union of North America is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest growing union of construction workers, and one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees. LIUNA is committed to quality service, a clean environment and good working conditions, benefits and family-supporting pay for its members.

About Environmental Service Professionals, Inc.

ESP (OTCBB: EVSP) offers various inspection services that include energy/efficiency audits addressing mold and moisture intrusion that can have an acute and chronic negative impact on the indoor air quality of commercial and residential buildings. The first company in the moisture inspection industry vertical to become a publicly traded company, ESP has embarked on a strategy to acquire businesses dealing with environmental issues and resolving environmentally sensitive problems. It has completed four acquisitions and is in various stages of discussion with additional companies that management believes are a good philosophical, operational and economic fit with ESP. For additional information, please visit: www.evsp.com

Visit http://www.evsp.com for complete information on the ESP family of services offered and investment information.

ESP is publicly traded under symbol (OTCBB: EVSP)

Forward-Looking Statements

This document contains forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those projected. These risks, assumptions and uncertainties include: the ability of the Company to raise capital, the ability to compete effectively in a rapidly evolving and price-competitive marketplace, changes in the environmental sector and changes in business strategy, as well as other risks referenced from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. See www.SEC.gov for additional information about the company.

Contact Information

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    CEO
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