STUART, Fla., June 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a diversified water engineering and environmental services company announces that its newest products are being deployed to the Gulf region to assist in the remediation efforts following the BP oil spill. The Ecosphere Ozonix Systems are being sent following the signing today of a Letter of Intent between Mid-Gulf Recovery Services, LLC and the Company's majority owned subsidiary, Ecosphere Energy Services, LLC. The patented Ecosphere Ozonix technology is a non-chemical water treatment system specifically built for removing oil and chemicals from water.
John Kuelbs, Chairman of Ecosphere Energy Services, stated, "We look forward to working with Mid-Gulf Recovery Services to assist the people in the Gulf from the tragic consequences that are happening as a result of the BP offshore platform incident and resulting oil spill. Our Ecosphere Ozonix units will bring a non-chemical solution to the clean-up effort."
Glen Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Mid-Gulf Recovery Services, said, "Mid-Gulf's expertise is responding to natural disasters. We are excited to be combining decades of experience and rapid response with Ecosphere's breakthrough technology to begin the massive clean up of the Gulf's marshes and inland waterways. Our teams working together can make a real difference to the Gulf region that is being so devastated by the oil spill. Additionally, Ecosphere's unique non-chemical systems will allow us to clean-up and recover oil and not do further damage to the environment with chemical processes."Make sure you are first to receive timely information on Ecosphere Technologies when it hits the newswire. Sign up for Ecosphere's email news alert system today at: http://www.ESPH-IR.com . About Mid-Gulf Recovery Services: In 1965 the catastrophic events of Hurricane Betsy propelled Mid Gulf Recovery into action. Since that time our nation has been faced with numerous natural disasters ranging from flooding to the devastation of major hurricanes. Mid Gulf is proud to have served our nation then and we are proud to continue those same efforts in the future.