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May 09, 2016 08:00 ET

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. to Present at Drexel Hamilton Micro-Cap Investor Forum on May 12, 2016, in New York

LEWIS CENTER, OH--(Marketwired - May 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, has been invited to present at the Drexel Hamilton Micro-Cap Investor Forum, which will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Drexel Hamilton New York headquarters, located at 77 Water Street, New York, New York.

The Company will be presenting at 2:00 p.m. EDT and will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the day. Please contact your Drexel Hamilton representative to schedule a meeting.

The presentation will be webcast and available for 90 days following the live presentation. The webcast can be viewed at http://wsw.com/webcast/dham9/meec and on the investor relations section of the ME2C website.

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 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. In June 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court remanded MATS back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit for further review, but left the rule in place. The D.C. Circuit has since remanded the rule to the EPA for further consideration, but without vacatur, allowing MATS to remain in effect until the EPA issues a final finding. On April 14, 2016, the EPA issued a final supplemental finding upholding the rule and concluding that a cost analysis supports the MATS rule. ME2C expects legal challenges to the rule will continue. For more information, please visit www.midwestemissions.com.

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