Bennett Environmental Inc.
TSX : BEV

Bennett Environmental Inc.

May 04, 2009 13:06 ET

Bennett Environmental Inc. Announces Beginning of New Project

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX:BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") today announced that a contractor it had supported on a project bid earlier this year began shipments of contaminated soil to its Saint Ambroise site today. The bid documents indicated that there was up to 3,300 tonnes of contaminated soil requiring treatment however there is no commitment on the part of the client with respect to the amount of material that will be shipped under the contract or the timing of these shipments.

This contract is in addition to contracts announced on February 18, 2009 and while the Company continues to actively seek further project work at this time it has no contracts or purchase orders other than these three projects.

Consistent with its current practice the Company does not provide guidance on expected financial performance.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release and in certain documents incorporated by reference into this press release constitute forward-looking statements. The use of any of the words "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "expect", "may", "will", "project", "should", "believe" and "confident" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. BEI believes that the expectations reflected in those forward-looking statements are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements included in, or incorporated by reference into, this press release should not be unduly relied upon. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. BEI undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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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