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Livestock Waste Processing Technology Project

12 November 2010

us - Construction has commenced on a Pennsylvania Dairy Farm Waste Management System which will produce cost-effective, permanent, measurable and verifiable nutrient reduction to the Chesapeake Bay.

Bion Environmental Technologies welcomed the commencement of construction for its livestock waste processing technology project at the Kreider Dairy Farm in Manheim, Pennsylvania, earlier this week.

"The Bion Farm Waste Treatment System is a shining example of the type of ingenuity and innovation that we need to overcome the significant and unique challenges we face in reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay," said State Senator Mike Brubaker Brubaker, who serves as Vice Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Commission and Chairman of Pennsylvania's delegation to the Commission.

"I am grateful that Bion Environmental Technologies and Kreider Farms are leading the way in helping Pennsylvania meet our pollution reduction goals to protect this vital natural resource."

Bion has established a website ( to provide the Chesapeake Bay watershed stakeholders and Bion shareholders with a transparent source of the projects' status and, upon completion, the data and results that compose Bion's credit verification plan. The Bion installation will demonstrate the technology's ability to generate real, measurable, permanent and verifiable nutrient reductions from unregulated non-point source livestock facilities such as the Kreider dairy.

Bion's approved credit certification plan is unique in that it includes nitrogen credits from the reduction of ammonia emissions. The measurable and verified reductions to both the local watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay drainage basin will demonstrate the overall cost effectiveness of treating livestock waste at the source. Stakeholders and others will be able to post questions and comments that Bion staff will respond to, subject to the limitations imposed by SEC Regulation FD.

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