STUART, Fla., July 19, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a diversified water engineering and environmental services company announces that revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 was $2,138,386, an increase of $1,984,345 or 1,288% over the same period in 2009. Year-to-date revenue through June 30, 2010 was $4,239,253, an increase of $3,890,944 or 1,117% over the same period in 2009.  

Ecosphere is also pleased to announce that the Company decreased its outstanding debt to $3.1 million at June 30, 2010 from $6.9 million at June 30, 2009, a reduction of approximately $3.8 million or 55%.

Adrian Goldfarb, Chief Financial Officer of Ecosphere, stated, "We are very pleased to report both record operating revenues for the first half of 2010 as well as delivering on our commitment to strengthen our balance sheet. Over the last six months, our Ozonix technology has been proven time and again in the oil & gas industry and is rapidly attracting the interest of organizations around the globe that are interested in a chemical free way to treat wastewater."

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About Ecosphere Technologies:

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH) is a diversified water engineering and environmental services company. The Company provides environmental services and technologies for use in large-scale and sustainable applications across industries, nations and ecosystems.

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