ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:PESI) today announced it will host its tenth annual Mixed & Low Level Waste Management Forum December 6 – 9, 2010 in Nashville, TN. This year's forum theme is "A Decade of Progress...Collaborating to Solve Waste Management Challenges." The forum will feature waste management experts from around the U.S. who will highlight the significant progress made in cleaning up some of the nation's most challenging wastes that have been generated from nuclear power and nuclear weapons development.
Perma-Fix is an innovator in finding solutions for challenging waste streams using its four treatment facilities located throughout the U.S. Perma-Fix has evolved over the last ten years to bring this expertise to the generator's site.
Dr. Louis F. Centofanti, Perma-Fix chairman and chief executive officer, commented, "Each year our Waste Management Forum has grown in popularity. This year we will have nearly 200 experts from government and commercial facilities sharing their experience in dealing with the most challenging waste management issues for the nuclear industry. We have been successful in working with our customers to safely treat large volumes of their legacy waste streams and managing complex clean-up projects. As we move into the future, we will deal with newly generated wastes that pose new challenges for Perma-Fix and other commercial companies in our industry, and we will continue to collaborate to find the most economical means to accomplish this important mission for our country."About Perma-Fix Environmental Services Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., a national environmental services company, provides unique mixed waste and industrial waste management services. The Company's increased focus on nuclear services includes radioactive and mixed waste treatment services for hospitals, research labs and institutions, federal agencies, including DOE, DOD, and nuclear utilities. The Company's industrial services treat hazardous and non-hazardous waste for a variety of customers including, Fortune 500 companies, federal, state and local agencies and thousands of other clients. Nationwide, the company operates seven major waste treatment facilities.