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June 26, 2014 17:06 ET

Perma-Fix to Present at NNSA's 2014 Mo-99 Conference

ATLANTA, GA and WARSAW, POLAND--(Marketwired - June 26, 2014) - Perma-Fix Medical, a subsidiary of Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: PESI), developer of a reliable, cost effective, non-uranium process to produce technetium-99 (Tc-99m), the most widely used medical isotope in the world, today announced that Dr. Louis F. Centofanti will be presenting "A Novel Micro-Porous Sorbent for Mo-99/Tc-99m Generator Using (n.g) Mo-99" at the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) 2014 Mo-99 Topical Meeting on June 27, 2014.

NNSA's 2014 Mo-99 Topical Meeting is hosted by Argonne National Laboratory, and will take place in Washington D.C. from June 24-27, 2014. This meeting is intended to serve as a workshop where international and domestic policy and technical experts can gather to present and discuss progress toward achieving the production of Mo-99 without the use of HEU in support of nonproliferation objectives and global reliability of supply.

About Perma-Fix Medical

Perma-Fix Medical is a subsidiary of Perma-Fix Environmental Services, a NASDAQ listed company. It was formed to develop, obtain FDA and other regulatory approval and commercialize a new process to produce Technetium-99 (Tc-99m), the most widely used medical isotope in the world. The new process is expected to solve worldwide shortages and reliability issues of Tc-99m as it is cost competitive, simple, does not require the use of uranium as a starting material, and can be easily deployed around the world using standard research and commercial reactors, thereby eliminating the need for special purpose reactors.

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