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October 10, 2013 09:00 ET

Perma-Fix Appoints John Climaco, Esq to Board of Directors

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 10, 2013) - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced John Climaco, Esq has joined the Company's board of directors.

From 2003 to 2012, Mr. John Climaco served as President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a member of the board of directors of Axial Biotech, Inc., a venture-backed molecular diagnostics company specializing in spine disorders, which he cofounded in 2003. From 2001 to 2007, he practiced law for the firm of Fabian and Clendenin, specializing in corporate and tax legal strategies for diverse clients across the U.S. and Europe, as well as joint venture, corporate and securities transactions. Mr. Climaco currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Digirad Corporation, a position he has held since 2012. Digirad manufactures cameras for nuclear imaging applications and provides for in-office nuclear cardiology imaging. Mr. Climaco also served as a board member of InfuSystem Holdings, Inc., a leading supplier of infusion services to oncologists and other out-patient treatment settings. Mr. Climaco earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Middlebury College and holds a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

Dr. Louis F. Centofanti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We welcome John Climaco to the board of directors. He brings extensive legal and operational experience, including strategic planning and business development. We are pleased to add another strong independent voice to the board."

About Perma-Fix Environmental Services
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. is a nuclear services company and leading provider of nuclear and mixed 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 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. Please visit us on the World Wide Web at

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