Media Advisory - Wastech to unveil landfill biogas energy plan for heavy vehicles

    CHILLIWACK, BC, May 6 /CNW/ - Wastech Services Ltd., together with
Westport Innovations Inc., IMW Industries, and Terasen invite the media to a
news conference on Thursday, May 7th, 2009 at 11:00am for a significant
environmental and business announcement.
    This announcement centers on a groundbreaking trial using clean burning
liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power heavy vehicles hauling Greater
Vancouver's municipal solid waste through the Fraser Canyon to the Cache Creek
Landfill Site. The trial, the first of its kind in Western Canada, is the
initial step in the company's plan to use renewable biogas in trucks generated
from the natural decomposition of garbage.

    Video B-roll is available.

    Where:  IMW Industries, 43676 Progress Way, Chilliwack, BC (Exit 116 off
            Hwy 1, turn left on Lickman Road and left at Progress Way)

    When:   Thursday, May 7th, 2009 at 11:00am PST

    Who:    Steve Steinebach, IMW Industries
            Russ Black, Wastech Services Ltd.
            Jonathan Burke, Westport Innovations
            Doug Stout, Terasen Gas
            Barry Penner, BC Liberal Candidate for Chilliwack - Hope
            John Les, BC Liberal Candidate for Chilliwack

    About Wastech Services Ltd.

    Wastech, which is owned by Belkorp Environmental Services, currently
operates the Cache Creek Landfill in partnership with the Village of Cache
Creek. The Company also owns and operates four solid waste transfer stations
in the Lower Mainland, a recycling and a resource recovery facility in
Coquitlam, and transports the portion of the region's solid waste currently
allocated to the Cache Creek Landfill.

For further information:

For further information: David Ryan, Longview Communications Inc., (604)

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