Bennett Environmental Inc.

Bennett Environmental Inc.

November 27, 2009 11:07 ET

Bennett Environmental Inc. Announces Extension of Purchase Order on Previously Announced Project

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 27, 2009) - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX:BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") had announced on November 2, 2009 that the prime contractor for the Pottersburg Creek PCB clean-up project had authorized the Company to receive material above the originally contracted amount. BEI today announced that this change has now been quantified and the purchase order has been increased from a maximum of 78,000 tonnes to a maximum of 120,000 tonnes. The extension of the purchase order does not guarantee that the full volume will be shipped or the timing of shipments.

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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:

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