SOURCE: Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc.

May 24, 2013 08:50 ET

Perma-Fix Promotes Andrew Lombardo to Senior Vice President and Manager of Nuclear Services

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) - Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced that Andrew J. Lombardo has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Manager of Nuclear Services. Mr. Lombardo previously served as Vice President of Technical Services within the Company's Technical Services Group (Health Physics) for over six years. In his new role, Mr. Lombardo will oversee the entire Nuclear Services segment, including health physics, which is being combined with other service groups within Perma-Fix. Mr. Lombardo will report to James Blankenhorn, Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Lombardo has over 30 years of experience in radiation protection/health physics and the management of radioactive material sites including radiological engineering, hazardous and radiological waste characterization, project management, decontamination and decommissioning, and environmental remediation. As Vice President of Technical Services, Mr. Lombardo was responsible for overseeing radiological services such as NUREG-1757 based decommissioning support and MARSSIM-based remediation support and final status surveys to government and commercial clients in project settings including: facility decommissioning remedial actions, field investigations, and ongoing radiological program support. He has overseen numerous projects involving the DOE, DOD and USACE remedial actions as well as commercial (test reactors) and industrial D&D projects. Mr. Lombardo has overseen the Company's instrumentation laboratory that maintains 5,000 radiological and industrial hygiene instruments for rental and sale and a laboratory that provides commercial instrument repair and calibration services. Mr. Lombardo is also an industry expert in the characterization and management of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and technologically enhanced NORM (TENORM). Mr. Lombardo has a Master's Degree in Health Physics from the University of Pittsburgh, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Health Physicist.

Dr. Louis Centofanti stated: "We are very pleased to have Andy leading our Nuclear Services group. Andy has clearly demonstrated his leadership and management qualities, helping build the health physics group from the ground up, to what is now one of the most respected heath physics teams in the industry. He has proven to be a pioneer in adapting and utilizing new technologies to aid in the remediation of challenging wastes sites, including sorting and minimizing contaminated nuclear materials. He has also been at the forefront of the industry from a regulatory standpoint, illustrated by the Company's advisory role in high profile government projects. We welcome his addition to the senior management team and look forward to his ongoing contributions to the organization."

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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