West Mountain Environmental Corp.

West Mountain Environmental Corp.

June 13, 2016 17:40 ET

West Mountain Environmental Files Lawsuit Against Justin Shen and Easy Clean for Theft of its Intellectual Property

SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwired - June 13, 2016) - West Mountain Environmental Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WMT) announced that the Jiaxing Intermediate Court, in Jiaxing, China has accepted West Mountain Environmental Technology China Co., Ltd's lawsuit against a former employee Justin Shen and a related company in respect of their illegal use of the Company's proprietary intellectual property (patents).

"We are appreciative of the Court's action to hear the case," said Timothy Mahoney, President and CEO, "protecting our Company's intellectual properties from theft is fundamental to protecting our investment in China and in turn protecting shareholder value. We will pursue every legal avenue to stop Mr. Shen from illegally using our technology."

The Company anticipates conclusion of this case within the next 6 months.

About West Mountain

West Mountain is an established Canadian environmental solutions company specializing in the thermal treatment of a variety of hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams. Through its subsidiaries it employs a unique indirectly heated, closed loop technology that allows it to extract even the most hazardous contaminants from soil and industrial sludge converting much of it into reusable oil and synthetic natural gas that it uses to sustain the process. This methodology offers significant opportunity for greenhouse gas reduction over traditional hazardous waste destruction technologies. The Company's management team maintains expertise in hazardous waste management and contaminated site remediation with experience spanning North America and 15 countries internationally.

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