Bennett Environmental Inc.

Bennett Environmental Inc.

April 19, 2011 14:15 ET

Bennett Environmental Inc. Announces Stock Accumulation

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX:BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") announced today that is has been informed by I. A. Michael Investment Counsel Ltd. that (i) funds (collectively, the "Funds") advised by them have acquired 10% or more of the Company's outstanding shares, and (ii) the Funds will file the appropriate report(s) in accordance with the alternative monthly reporting system in due course. I. A. Michael Investment Counsel Ltd. did not provide any details regarding the purpose of the accumulation by the Funds and the Company is not in a position to either speculate as to the purpose or to provide any updates regarding the Fund's shareholding or the holdings of any other shareholder.

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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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