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June 09, 2016 09:25 ET

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Adds Canadian Financial Planning Specialist to Board of Directors

LEWIS CENTER, OH--(Marketwired - June 09, 2016) - Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in mercury emissions control technology for the global coal-power industry, is pleased to announce that Allan T. Grantham, CPCA, CEA, CFP, TEP, Founder and President of Atlas Estate Planning Services Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, has joined the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Grantham has served as President of Atlas since July 2003. The company specializes in personal and corporate estate planning services. Mr. Grantham, who has been in the life insurance industry since 1978, has concentrated in the estate, tax, and financial planning areas since 1983. Mr. Grantham and his wife are actively involved in various charitable organizations, both Canadian-based and internationally, including creating "Friends of Haiti," which raises funds for projects and children in Haiti and is administered through Chalice Canada, a charity which provides nutrition, education, and shelter to children and the elderly in various developing countries.

Chris Greenberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented, "Allan is an important addition to ME2C's Board of Directors as we continue to prepare for significant growth this fiscal year. His financial planning expertise and knowledge gained from years of experience working with top Halifax professionals gives him a unique perspective in working with our team. His integrity and focus will be a great asset to the ME2C board and its shareholders and we are excited to welcome him on board."

About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (ME2C)
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) delivers patented and proprietary solutions to the global coal-power industry to remove mercury from power plant emissions, providing performance guarantees, and leading-edge emissions services. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) MATS rule, which has been subject to legal challenges which continue, requires that all coal- and oil-fired power plants in the U.S., larger than 25 mega-watts, must remove roughly 90% of mercury from their emissions starting April 15, 2015. ME2C has developed patented technology and proprietary products that have been shown to achieve mercury removal levels compliant with MATS at a significantly lower cost and with less operational impact than currently used methods, while preserving the marketability of fly-ash for beneficial use. For more information, please visit www.midwestemissions.com.

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