SOURCE: Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc.
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Nov 28, 2012) - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced it will host its 12th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Forum December 10-13, 2012 in Nashville, TN. This year's forum theme is "U.S. Waste Management Innovation Applied at Home and Abroad." The forum will feature waste management experts who will highlight the significant progress made in cleaning up some of the most challenging wastes that have been generated from nuclear power and nuclear weapons development both domestically and abroad.
Perma-Fix, with more than 20 years of experience in the nuclear field, is a leading provider of nuclear waste treatment services through its four treatment facilities located across the U.S. These facilities accept waste generated by commercial customers, utilities, hospitals, research facilities, and the government. Perma-Fix also provides a broad array of nuclear services for both government and commercial customers including comprehensive Environmental Remediation and Decontamination & Decommissioning (D&D) services. In addition, Perma-Fix offers expertise in the complete range of project support functions such as quality, safety and health, and radiological protection oversight. These capabilities allow Perma-Fix to offer its experience to international waste management markets. These opportunities range from the growth of nuclear power in Asia, legacy clean-up in Europe, to the affects of the devastating Tsunami in Japan.
Dr. Louis F. Centofanti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Our annual nuclear waste management forum continues to gain popularity within the industry and has become one of the premier forums for addressing the serious environmental issues facing America and customers around the globe. This year we expect to have nearly 200 experts from government and commercial facilities sharing their experience in dealing with the most challenging waste management issues for the nuclear industry."
About Perma-Fix Environmental Services
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. is a nuclear services company and leading provider of nuclear waste management services. The Company's nuclear waste services include management and treatment of radioactive and mixed waste for hospitals, research labs and institutions, federal agencies, including the Department of Energy ("DOE"), the Department of Defense ("DoD"), and the commercial nuclear industry. The Company's nuclear services group provides project management, waste management, environmental restoration, decontamination and decommissioning, new build construction, and radiological protection, safety and industrial hygiene capability to our clients. The Company operates four nuclear waste treatment facilities and provides nuclear services at DOE, DoD, and commercial facilities, nationwide.
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