Bennett Environmental Inc.

Bennett Environmental Inc.

February 28, 2008 12:54 ET

Bennett Environmental to Process Saint Ambroise Inventory

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - For Immediate Release - Bennett Environmental Inc. (TSX:BEV) (the "Company" or "BEI") today announced that it will process soil from inventory commencing on March 3, 2008 for approximately four weeks. The soil was received in 2007 as part of previously announced contracts but not processed prior to the end of the 2007 campaign. In order to ensure the highest level of service to its customers the Company will operate for a short period of time to process this material. This announcement is being made consistent with the Company's disclosure policy.

For the rest of 2008 the Company continues to pursue numerous opportunities both in the United States and Canada. "Our experience in 2007 has reaffirmed our cost competitiveness and the effectiveness of our technology. The projects that we are pursuing represent a mix of private and public sector work and range in size from several truck loads to thousands of tonnes. These opportunities represent the success of our continued effort to diversify our customer base and to be seen as a user friendly solution to the problem of organic contaminated soil." indicated Jack Shaw, President and CEO of the Company.

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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:

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